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IMF May Need $300 Billion for European Bailouts, Dvorkovich Says

November 09, 2011

Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The International Monetary Fund may need as much as $300 billion to finance bailouts of debt- encumbered European nations, said Arkady Dvorkovich, chief economy aide to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

Russia’s contribution to the IMF’s funding will probably remain at 3 percent of the total, Dvorkovich told reporters in Moscow today.

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