Ukraine-Russia war: US says Kiev counterattack has made ‘significant progress’


VOlodymyr Zelensky will speak with the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday to spur the global lender for a significant funding program, according to a report.

Ukraine’s president will hold talks with IMF director Kristalina Georgieva, as Kiev wants a whopping $15 billion to $20 billion (£12.8 billion to £17.1 billion), Reuters reported.

It seems unlikely that such a large amount will get IMF approval, but it shows that Kiev needs financial help as its economy is ravaged by the war with Russia

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The IMF’s board of directors discussed in an informal session Monday a plan that could provide Ukraine with $1.4 billion in emergency aid through the IMF’s rapid financing instrument.