Russian lawmaker comments on US decision to end military subsidies to UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 16:30
Nine Russian missile regiments rearmed with advanced ICBM systemsMilitary & Defense May 24, 16:01
Perm session completes cycle of regional offsite events in run-up to SPIEF 2017Press Releases May 24, 15:38
Ka-52 helicopters to have advanced weapon targeting systemMilitary & Defense May 24, 15:09
Amsterdam Court may look into appeal against Scythian Gold ruling in fallSociety & Culture May 24, 15:04
Russian ground forces to be fully rearmed with Iskander-M ballistic missiles by late 2020Military & Defense May 24, 14:58
Russian security chief calls for cooperation on cyber threatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 14:34
About half of Russian Navy warships to be armed with Kalibr cruise missiles by late 2020Military & Defense May 24, 14:31
Stalin’s grandson passes away at 75Society & Culture May 24, 14:26
BRUSSELS, February 12. /TASS/. The IMF and Ukraine have made a deal on an additional loan worth $17.5 billion, the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.
The total amount of IMF assistance for Ukraine with the new loan will reach $40 billion. In exchange, Ukraine will need to develop a system of economic reforms, including the restructuring of Naftogaz.
"For now this deal has been reached with Kiev on an expert level. The program has not been approved by the Board of Directors. I hope to bring it to them for approval before the end of February," Lagarde said.
The head of the IMF did not answer the question whether or not the four-year loan to Ukraine includes the loans provided by the Russian Federation.
"That amount consists of IMF funds, the EU, as well as loans from bilateral and multilateral agreements," Lagarde said.