The Russian proposal to restructure the debt of Ukraine at $ 3 billion is not linked to the ability to mitigate the punishment is relatively Russia, said Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Sergey Storchak.
"No, I don't see, what's the connection ", – Storchak said, answering the question, could it be linked the proposal to restructure the debt of Ukraine to Russia with the possibility of lighter punishments from the U.S. and the EU concerning Russia, reports RIA " Novosti ".
before the first day of the week, leader Vladimir Putin said that the Russian Federation is prepared to allow Ukraine to pay the debt In the current year, and to repay 1 billion for 2016-2018. For his part, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that the Russian Federation has put forward International monetary Fund and Ukraine a new proposal about the sequence of settlement of the debt of Kiev 3 billion dollars. Previously, the head of the Ministry said that the Russian Federation is ready to consider negotiating a debt of Ukraine at $ 3 billion, if Kiev will make a proposal, recommending that normal rules. On the last working day of the week the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Kyiv will impose a moratorium on the payment of 3 billion dollars of debt, if Russia will not agree to its restructuring. At the same time the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko acknowledged that if Ukraine does not make a payment of Russian bonds for $ 3 billion, then Moscow can declare a default of Kiev. The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine announced the completion of the restructuring of public debt, noting that the holders already receive fresh bonds and derivatives. Similarly, in the statement it is reported that Ukraine regrets that the Russian Federation did not give consent to restructuring the debt, but is ready to seek resolution of the situation with the Russian side.