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Valery Khoroshkovsky, first deputy prime minister, told
Reuters through a translator he met with IMF Managing Director
Christine Lagarde on Tuesday, July 31, and reached “a general
understanding that in September IMF representatives will come to Ukraine to assess our budget planning for 2013.”

The IMF froze a $15 billion loan program for Ukraine after
the government failed to raise gas prices at home and carry out
other unpopular reforms.

With a parliamentary election in October, the Kyiv
government has balked at taking the politically risky step of
raising gas and heating prices for Ukrainian households by 30 to
50 percent, as pressed by the IMF.

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