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August 10, 2022 9:57 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Ukraine's overseas creditors backed a request to postpone sovereign interest and capital payments for 13 Ukrainian sovereign bonds maturing in the 2022-2023 period, Reuters reported, citing a regulatory filing. Ukraine, for whom the move would help avoid a messy debt default as Russia continues to wage war in the country, said it would save around $5 billion over the next two years as it manages its shrinking resources.

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