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KIEV, January 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine will receive the second tranche of $2 billion from Russia soon, Acting First Vice-Premier Sergei Arbuzov told the Ukrainian government's meeting on Wednesday. "We have already received the first tranche and expect to receive the second of two billion dollars shortly," Arbuzov said.
According to him, an agreement of the Ukrainian and Russian presidents, particularly on a loan for Ukraine, has become a significant factor of financial stability in the country.
Late last year, Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov said the Russian loan of $15 billion to be provided to Ukraine would allow looking forward to 2014 with optimism. Azarov resigned on Tuesday amid unrest.
The funds provided by Russia to Ukraine will be used to support the national currency and repay some debts.