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These 10 Economies Will Be the World's Worst Performers

Growth in Ukraine, Russia will suffer the most
A Ukrainian national flag flies beneath chimneys at the Luhansk thermal power station, operated by DTEK Holdings BV, in Shchastia, Ukraine, on Thursday, March 5, 2015. DTEK, Ukraine's largest privately-owned utility, said it bought coal from South Africa after Russian supplies of the fuel stopped in November. Photographer: Vincent Mundy/Bloomberg
Photographer: Vincent Mundy/Bloomberg
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Ukraine will finish 2015 as the biggest loser in global growth, according to forecasts of economists surveyed by Bloomberg.

The conflict-battered eastern European nation will see its gross domestic product contract 4 percent in the fourth quarter from the same time in 2014, the worst of 47 economies polled by Bloomberg in April through June. The ill fortune will be shared by neighboring Russia, where GDP will shrink 3.5 percent by year-end amid international sanctions and depressed oil revenue. Here's how those two stack up among the 10 biggest GDP losers: