The IMF has hopes that Ukraine until December will have the opportunity to come to a compromise with Russia on Eurobonds for $ 3 billion, said the notary of the IMF in Ukraine Nikolay Gueorguiev.
"As you know, all the coupons on Russian Eurobonds were paid on time. Do we have enough time for negotiations on Ukrainian debt, including debts to Russia, "said Georgiev in the course of a telephone conference in the U.S. capital, reports RIA" Novosti ". Fifteen July leader Vladimir Putin said that of the 5 billion dollars that Ukraine needs to obtain from the IMF before the end of the year, $ 3 billion is what Kiev is obliged to return to Russia. July 9, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that the Russian Federation considers the possibility of non-repayment of $ 3 billion invested in Eurobonds Ukraine, but not going to write off losses and will need to make payments through the court. June 6, Kiev acknowledged the debt to Russia in $ 3 billion on a par with any other Eurobonds. On may 28, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing the government to impose a ban on payments by a low external debt obligations. On may 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law that will give the ability to suspend payments on restructured debt.