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WASHINGTON, March 13, /ITAR-TASS/. The World Bank will additionally provide Ukraine with $3 billion of assistance in 2014, the lender said.
Earlier, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim met with Ukrainian parliament-appointed prime minister, Arseny Yatsenyuk, on a visit to Washington.
The funds would be provided additionally along with the existing program to finance the Ukrainian economy.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich left Ukraine in February after a coup in his country. At Tuesday’s press conference in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, he said he remained the legitimate Ukrainian president despite “an anti-constitutional seizure of power by armed radicals.