Fake Title: Fake: IMF and Kyiv Fail to Compromise on Ukraine Aid
Fake Author: https://russian.rt.com/ussr/article/484762-ukraina-mvf-dengi RT https://russian.rt.com
Fake Location: Moscow
Target Object: Presidential Administration, Ukraine International Monetary Fund
Fake Published: 15.02.2018
Content: In the aftermath of the International Monetary Fund’s visit to Ukraine last week, Russia’s official 24/7 English language channel RT declared that according to its own anonymous source in the Ukrainian Finance Ministry, Ukraine and the IMF failed to reach a compromise on the allocation of the IMF’s fifth tranche of aid.
Fact Title: IMF called the recent visit to Kyiv technical
Fact Content: Meanwhile the IMF called the recent visit to Kyiv technical, whose aim was to discuss various aspects of reforms, in particular draft legislation on the anti-corruption court. Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksander Danyliuk explains that one of the conditions for receiving the next IMF loan is passing legislation on the anti-corruption court, something he says his ministry is actively working towards. According to a Financial Times report on the recent talks, the IMF wants progress on the anti-corruption court, natural gas pricing, and fiscal policy changes in order unlock more loans from a faltering $17.5bn assistance package. The anti-corruption court draft law submitted by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko did not meet the Fund’s requirements and needs to be amended.
Fact Source: StopFake http://www.stopfake.org
Fact Date: 17.02.2018