Ukraine hopes that the 1st tranche of the expanded programme of financial support from the IMF will be about $ 10 billion, said Deputy Finance Minister Ihor Umansky.
"The final decision has not been made yet, we hope that it will be taken at the level of $ 10 billion," said Umansky, answering the question, what amount of financial aid Kyiv expects to receive from the IMF under the first tranche, RIA " Novosti ". On the first day of the weekend, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the approved reform plan for obtaining assistance from the IMF. First, the sources said that if the conflict in the Donbass aggravated, Ukraine may lose the support of the member States of the IMF When considering a new aid package of $ 17, $ 5 billion. Kiev, for its part, oprovergaete between the loan and the situation in the Donbass. on 12 February, the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde said that the international monetary Fund (IMF) and Kiev agreed on the allocation of Ukraine 17, $ 5 billion for a period of four years. The agreement between the IMF and Ukraine until approved by the Board of Directors of the Fund. The Board of Directors of the IMF plans to discuss a new anti-crisis program for Ukraine March eleven. The media reported that the Ukrainian government has submitted to Parliament a draft amendment to the state budget for 2015, which are the condition statement of the new program, the advanced payment of the IMF and include the increase of utility tariffs for gas and heat to 264% and 64%, respectively.