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World Bank to lend 300 million euros to back reforms, mitigate pandemic in Ukraine
The World Bank on Dec. 17 approved a 300 million euro loan to Ukraine to support reforms and help mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan aims to support the de-monopolization of the economy, strengthen anti-corruption institutions, improve land and credit markets, including access
Ukrainians borrowed record $1.8 billion in microloans in 2021
Ukrainian households borrowed roughly $1.8 billion (Hr 49 billion) in microloans between January and October 2021, according to Opendatabot. That’s $10 million more than in all of 2020. The average loan amounted to $165 (Hr 4,500). These kinds of small loans are heavily advertised on Ukrainian TV
Freedom of press is crucial for strong democracy
We’ve been working hard to provide you with trusted, on-the-ground reporting about Russia’s war on Ukraine. This World Press Freedom Day support independent journalism in Ukraine and help us uphold this pillar to a strong democracy.