Perhaps start a Ukraine thread?


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/02/wo...e.html?_r=1&hp

"By CLIFFORD J. LEVY
Published: March 1, 2009
KIEV, Ukraine — Steel and chemical factories, once the muscle of Ukraine’s economy, are dismissing thousands of workers. Cities have had days without heat or water because they cannot pay their bills, and Kiev’s subway service is being threatened. Lines are sprouting at banks, the currency is wilting and even a government default seems possible.
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