The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the Russian Federation has until the end of the year to Decide whether to participate in the restructuring of Ukrainian government debt.
"dialogues (about restructuring with the creditors' Committee) were held, the default is not and never will be. Russia has until the end of the year to Decide... whether it Is in conjunction with commercial lenders or she will be conducting a special position as a public duty, to Decide when she will determine your position and Ukraine, "Poroshenko said at a press conference on the results of negotiations with the managing Director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, reports RIA" Novosti ". August 27, Ukraine agreed with creditors to write off 3, $ 6 billion bond debt totaling approximately $ 18 billion. Against this background, the international rating Agency Fitch downgraded the long-term chart Issuer default ratings of Ukraine to the level of " default inevitable." While Kiev has asked the Russian Federation " to accept the rules of writing off other creditors ". Also, the Ukrainian side said that the Russian Federation in case of disagreement with the terms of the debt restructuring of Ukraine may enter into individual dialogues. However, the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov said that Moscow will not do it.