: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine Braces for Coronavirus Impact

Ahead of expected infection peak, experts see financial crisis looming.Analysts are warning that the coronavirus pandemic may be particularly damaging for Ukraine’s export-heavy economy, with potential to even change the country’s political direction.

Although Ukraine has had a relatively small number of infections compared to other Western European countries, medical experts expect the peak of the outbreak to come in the second half of April.

Kyiv has ramped up restrictions across the country, rolling out extra measures including the closure of parks and banning gatherings of more than two people at a time. Citizens now have to wear face masks and carry …read more

Source:: Institute for War & Peace Reporting


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