Russian top diplomat urges West to avoid disrupting ceasefire in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 13:48
Lavrov hopes Trump’s administration won’t preach to RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 13:37
Lavrov dismisses allegations of cyberattacks on Western countries as 'cooked-up evidence'Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 13:24
Lavrov slams EU policy towards Russia as 'shortsighted'Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 13:17
Lavrov believes US wanted to use IS, Jabhat al-Nusra to overthrow AssadRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 13:10
ECHR orders Russia to pay compensation for Dima Yakovlev lawWorld January 17, 13:04
Press review: EU's 'Russian hacker' hysteria and Le Pen's vows to recognize CrimeaPress Review January 17, 13:00
Top diplomat says strategic stability dialogue with US on Russia’s priority listRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 12:27
Kremlin confirms US constantly put pressure on Russian diplomats during Obama's presidencyRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 12:17
KIEV, January 16. /TASS/. Only the austerity policy and external support can help overcome the large-scale crisis in Ukraine, head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeriya Gontareva said at the parliament on Friday.
“Only decisive measures, budget economy and financial support from international donors can overcome the large-scale financial crisis,” she said.
The depletion in foreign-currency reserves to $7.5 billion, external debts and the delay in the regular tranche of the International Monetary Fund “have a negative impact on the cost of Ukraine’s loans both on international markets and on the situation on the local market”, Gontareva said.
“The deposit outflow has increased and reached 126 billion hryvnias (almost $8 billion based on the current exchange rate of the National Bank of Ukraine) or 29% of last year’s parameter,” she said.