(Failing to) Fake Out the IMF


Relations with the IMF have become a real headache for the presidential administration. Ukraine’s creditors have made it clear that an independent anti-corruption court is a must.

The president’s office has tried to circumvent that demand, by submitting a bill to the Verkhovna Rada that set unrealistic requirements for the candidates, hoping this would derail the process.

But the IMF openly criticized this stance, in a letter leaked to the public, and asked that the unrealistic requirements be withdrawn. More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “(Failing to) Fake Out the IMF”.

The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source.  Trial access is available.

February 7, 2018