Russia Freezes Aid For Ukraine; Urges Respect For Legitimate Government
by Tyler Durden
“We planned to allocate another tranche according to that arrangement. Yet in the current situation we have many questions as to how the money will be used and how it will be paid back,” said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, according to ITAR-TASS this morning.
*RUSSIA URGES RESPECT FOR UKRAINE SOVEREIGNTY, LEGITIMATE GOVT
Siluanov also added “[central bank] interventions can prove a waste of gold and currency reserves that will lead to nothing and will not prevent the hryvnia’s devaluation.”