IMF team to arrive in Ukraine on Tuesday to talk aid

AFP
AFP
A man sleeps behind a barricade near the Dinamo stadium close to Independence square in central Kiev on March 3, 2014

A man sleeps behind a barricade near the Dinamo stadium close to Independence square in central Kiev on March 3, 2014

An International Monetary Fund team will arrive in Ukraine on Tuesday to discuss conditions for urgent aid, after leading G8 countries blasted Russia for sending troops into Crimea.

The IMF "fact-finding mission" will discuss the reforms that would need to be put in place to allow the fund to be able to offer Kiev financial support, the world lender announced on Monday.

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