Ukraine will impose a moratorium on the payment of 3 billion dollars of debt, If Russia will not agree to the restructuring, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"Unfortunately, we had an offer to negotiate on October 29, but the Russian Federation refused to negotiate. Currently depends on Russia, if she wants to continue the dialogue. If Russia does not agree, the Cabinet will impose a moratorium on the payment of the Russian Federation 3 billion of debt, " - said Yatsenyuk at a press conference on the last working day of the week. He once again drew attention that the Russian Federation will not receive better terms than other creditors.
Ukraine is currently undertaking a restructuring of its external debt. Russia many times stated that will not participate in the restructuring as the debt of Ukraine at $ 3 billion is public, and not commercial.
so Ukraine risks to avoid Default on Treasury bonds by Russia at $ 3 billion, the deadline for repayment of which occurs in early winter. Default on sovereign bonds enhances the probability of the cast To block the next tranche of financial assistance by the IMF to Ukraine.