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Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal With Creditors

In this late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 photo,  Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mykhailo Markiv)
In this late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 photo, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mykhailo Markiv)

MOSCOW—The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a move that will...




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