Ukraine: Cash injection or infection? (E34)
The International Monetary Fund is to loan Ukraine up to $18 billion to save the country from bankruptcy after three months of protests. But this money comes with strict austerity instructions that could escalate the tensions in Kiev – Katie Pilbeam discusses the implications of these cuts with Business New Europe editor Ben Aris. US President Barack Obama threatens energy sanctions on Russia but we question the impact. Russia's banking cull continues and in- house investor Tim Kirby spins the wheel once again – but is his beginners luck about to run out?