As Crisis Worsens, Ukraine Signs $1 Billion Loan Guarantee with U.S.

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After a weekend of talks with International Monetary Fund donors, Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak signed a $1 billion dollar loan guarantee with the United States. Shlapak also signaled Kiev’s commitment to economic reform. But in many parts of eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian forces have occupied Ukrainian government buildings. Washington continues to accuse Russia of causing the unrest.

CCTV’s Jessica Stone reports.

As Crisis Worsens, Ukraine Signs $1 Billion Loan Guarantee with U.S.

As Crisis Worsens, Ukraine Signs $1 Billion Loan Guarantee with U.S.

After a weekend of talks with International Monetary Fund donors, Ukraine's Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak signed a $1 billion dollar loan guarantee with the United States. Shlapak also signaled Kiev's commitment to economic reform. But in many parts of eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian forces have occupied Ukrainian government buildings. Washington continues to accuse Russia of causing the unrest. CCTV's Jessica Stone reports.

How will the ongoing crisis in Ukraine impact the global energy market and Russia’s relationship with China? Anchor Phillip Yin sits down with Daniel Treisman, Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. Tresiman is an expert on Russia’s political and economic affairs.

UCLA Professor Daniel Treisman on Impact of Ukraine Crisis on Global Energy Market

UCLA Professor Daniel Treisman on Impact of Ukraine Crisis on Global Energy Market

How will the ongoing crisis in Ukraine impact the global energy market and Russia's relationship with China? Anchor Phillip Yin sits down with Daniel Treisman, Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and an expert on Russia's political and economic landscape.