Their passage also pave the way for receiving a second installment worth $1.4 billion from the International Monetary Fund as part of a two-year, $17 billion bailout package.
Specifically $791 million will go toward military operations, and $166 million for restoring infrastructure in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. As a result, the government’s annual budget deficit is expected to remain unchanged at $5.75 billion, or 4.6 percent of gross domestic product. Revenue and spending, however, increased slightly to $31.5 billion and $37 billion, respectively.
The provisions came partially at the expense of the oil and gas, metals and mining and agricultural sectors, as well as salary earners.