The head of the Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev allowed for the possibility that Ukraine will not repay in early winter debt to Russia in $ 3 billion.
"Statements of the Ukrainian authorities allow us to make such judgments," - said the speaker reporters, answering the question, is it Possible that Ukraine in the beginning of winter do not pay off the debt to Russia at $ 3 billion.
Ukraine in September launched a legal procedure for the restructuring of its public debt. The government of Ukraine was first included in the perimeter of restructuring and Russia bought Eurobonds for $ 3 billion. In Kyiv they are considered commercial, and not public credit. Russia repeatedly stating the position that to participate in this restructuring has no plans and will demand full repayment of Ukraine's Eurobonds in the beginning of winter this year.
A high-ranking source in the government of the Russian Federation said Last news on the last working day of the week that Russia will be forced to go to court if Ukraine time (in December) will repay Eurobonds for $ 3 billion. As reported on 10 October the head of the Russian Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov, the Finance Ministry of Ukraine failed to come to a consensus with Russia on restructuring debt by 3 billion dollars.