Ukraine has 10 days left to repay debt to Russia


Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ

21st December, 2015


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The Ministry of Finance expects the payment of the debt of Ukraine until 31 December, reports RT. It is up to this point where the grace period is valid. Kiev’s Debt to Moscow is three billion dollars.

On December 21st, the Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, declared that he does not doubt that Ukraine will not pay the loan that they owe. Earlier, the Ukrainian authorities requested assistance from the IMF, but they confirmed that the debt to Russia is soverign, and not commercial in nature. In connection with the payment of debt on Eurobonds, the Russian President instructed the Finance Ministry to sue Kiev in court.

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