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IMF dubs Ukraine's progress in fighting corruption 'slow', threatens to cut aid

Feb 10, 2016    

Washington: The International Monetary Fund pounded the table in Ukraine on Wednesday, threatening to cut crucial financial aid because of the country's "slow progress" in fighting corruption."Without a substantial new effort to invigorate governance reforms and fight corruption, it is hard to see how the IMF-supported program can continue and be successful," Christine Lagarde, the Washington-based lender's managing director, said in a strongly worded statement.The crisis has been boiling since the shock resignation last Wednesday of the reformist economy minister, Aivaras...

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