The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, explaining the words of the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko about the debt in 3 billion dollars to Russia, noting that he is " sad to hear such reasoning, and fresh Ukrainian authorities, Defer the implementation of the agreement with the EU, did the same, suggested that Yanukovych decided to postpone the decision.
Russia at the end of 2013 bought sovereign bonds of Ukraine for $ 3 billion, the repayment date of the next coupon on these bonds is June 20. Ukraine has to pay 75 million dollars.
"it is sad that the joint colleagues about such things think in such categories. If anyone thinks, because it's a bribe to the head of the Yanukovych has not signed an agreement with the European Union on the Association, you probably also bribes can be considered all the funds that were invested in other creditors and investors that the contract was signed, and there is a lot of money from American funds, " Putin said at a press conference on the results of talks with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto.
Putin has noticed that the new leadership of Ukraine signed the agreement, but postponed their implementation more than a year until January 2016.
"Vsplanet question: and money went into the pocket, If it was a bribe? Defer the implementation of, the new leadership of Ukraine did everything the same as that offered to make Yanukovych. He proposed to postpone the signing, and they postponed implementation ", - said Putin.