Ukrainian gas bills double in exchange for IMF aid

A single price has been introduced by the country’s newly-appointed Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman on Wednesday. The PM called the measure unavoidable, adding that it could help reduce gas prices for consumers. (Russia Today)

Ukraine’s new government overhauled household heating prices to help restart a $17.5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund as the U.S., another major donor, told the ex-Soviet republic it must start prosecuting corrupt officials. (Bloomberg)