Kyiv, Ukraine — Ukraine’s defenses against Russian invasion are gradually being strengthened as its army grows and more Western weapons arrive. Sergii Marchenko’s problem is how to pay for all this.
Ukraine’s finance minister is struggling with a gaping gap between the costs of war and low tax revenues in an invasion-stricken economy. Western supporters of Ukraine – above all the European Union – have been slow to send promised financial aid.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/with-western-funds-slow-to-arrive-ukraine-scrapes-to-pay-its-soldiers-11660296604 Ukraine Scrapes to Pay Its Soldiers as Western Funds Slow to Arrive