Ukraine’s Allies Plan a Donor Conference in February; Is That Soon Enough?
On Ukraine, the economists are declaring an emergency. Ukraine is bleeding cash in its war against Russian and Russian-proxy forces in the Donbas region. With its industrial heartland shattered by the war, the country’s economy is shriveling. And the warnings from economists are growing that Ukraine will need a big increase—and quickly—in international financial support, if it is to avoid an economic collapse. “Ukraine is at risk of a financial meltdown,” economist Anders Aslund wrote last week as he issued his latest report on a country he has studied …read more
Source: Atlantic Council