Credit rating agency S&P downgrades
The agency cut the country's long-term foreign currency rating from CCC+ to CCC, citing their doubts about the govenrment's ability to service its debt amid the turmoil. The S&P have also given the country a negative outlook, possibly suggesting further downgrades.
"We believe [the current situation] raises uncertainty regarding the continued provision of Russian financial support over the course of 2014, and puts the government's capability to meet debt service at increasing risk," the agency said in a statement.
Another setback was the cancellation of the country's plans to raise
Protests started last November, when Ukrainian President
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