Russian invasion shut down 30% of Ukraine's economy, finance minister says –

LVIV, Ukraine, March 19 (Reuters) – The Russian invasion has forced 30% of Ukraine’s economy to stop working, Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko said in a televised interview on Saturday.

“Our tax revenues do not allow us to cover our needs, (therefore) the main revenue stream is borrowing,” Marchenko said.

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Reporting by Natalia Zinets and Max Hunder; editing by Matthias Williams

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