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Ukraine Faces Debt Downgrade as Russia Puts Loan Payments on Holdi
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January 31, 2014 1:30 PM
As cities in Ukraine remain in the grip of protest and political crisis, a rating agency has downgraded the country’s sovereign debt. Russia, meanwhile, said it would delay further loan payments to Ukraine until a new government is formed. The crisis is exacerbating existing economic problems, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from Kyiv.

Ukraine Faces Debt Downgrade as Russia Puts Loan Payments on Hold

Published January 31, 2014

As cities in Ukraine remain in the grip of protest and political crisis, a rating agency has downgraded the country’s sovereign debt. Russia, meanwhile, said it would delay further loan payments to Ukraine until a new government is formed. The crisis is exacerbating existing economic problems, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from Kyiv.