If Ukraine is not Russia returns a debt of $3 billion, we may not receive $17, 5 billion from the international monetary Fund (IMF), it follows from the message.
The IMF until not decided whether the $3 billion of Ukrainian debt to Russia to official or private sector." Taking a stance on the issue by the Fund is not " - on Thursday authorized the IMF William Murray, refuting his own message that informs the media.
first on the same day at a press conference in the headquarters of the IMF's Murray said that the Fund believes the debt of Ukraine to Russia by the obligation of official sector." Eurobonds for USD 3 billion by the Russian national welfare Fund, so that's official debt, " he said, Murray DW.
"The question of the status of the Ukrainian debt is important, because IMF guidelines prohibit the Fund to lend to countries which defaulted on the loan in the published sector. Russia has Ukrainian Eurobonds Eurobonds) worth more than three billion dollars. With Russia's position, this debt is classified official, " writes the magazine.
in early February, Moscow announced that the Ukrainian authorities filed a petition on debt restructuring. As said, then Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, Russia is not ready to do it. March 22, have any information that Ukraine will not be able to repay the debt to Russia before the end of 2015, reminds DW.