The head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Jaresko did not exclude the possibility of waiver of the debt payments of Russia for $ 3 billion in the deadline to December 21.
"We are ready for any eventuality," said Jaresko, reports RIA "Novosti" referring to her interview Japanese newspaper "Nihon Keizai" ( "Nikkei" ).
On 4 December the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk likewise once again said that Ukraine will not return the $ 3 billion debt without restructuring. However, Moscow informs that the Russian Federation wants to sue Ukraine if Kiev fails to pay a debt in 3 billion dollars until December 20. On 1 December the Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance Sergey Storchak said that Ukraine in the next not sent Russia proposals on restructuring of debt in 3 billion dollars. As explained by the assistant head of the Ministry of Finance Svetlana Nikitina, Russia sent Ukraine offers debt restructuring: in international practice it is required to do a borrower who can't repay the loan on time. On November 19, the official representative of the IMF said that the organization expects from the capital of Russia and Kiev to hold direct talks on Russia's proposal for debt restructuring. So, the IMF stepped away from talks with Russia on Ukraine's public debt. In the Russian Ministry of Finance revealed that the international monetary Fund acknowledged the debt of Ukraine to Russia is sovereign.