Kleptocrats' Loot Could Rebuild Ukraine

International agreements on retrieving stolen assets need to be strengthened.
Recovering Ukraine's stolen money would be a help for these guys. Photographer: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

The International Monetary Fund has pledged about $18 billion in loans to help stabilize Ukraine's beleaguered economy. That amount is a fraction of the $35 billion that Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says is needed from the international community to avert a default over the next two years.

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