Russia is the only holder of Eurobonds of Ukraine in the amount of $ 3 billion, issued by the country in the early winter of 2013, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Sergey Storchak.
"the desire of Ukraine, as a sovereign debtor, to have information about the ownership before released its Eurobonds, we fully Understand," said Storchak.
He said that all issues, except the one that got Russia, actively traded on the secondary market." It is clear that ownership is transferred from one investor to another. In order to understand the circle of holders of debt claims is often carried out reconciliation as legally more accurate and from a mathematical point of view, a more specific description of the obligations of the debtor to the creditors, "continued the Deputy Minister, RIA" Novosti "." in respect of those securities, which bought Russia, on our behalf, the agent Bank of the Russian Federation, in this case, the Bank, appropriately oriented Euroclear that the first and the sole holder of these securities is the Russian Federation. Both institutions was related to the correspondence, " explained Storchak. On Sunday, the ad hoc Committee of creditors and Commissioners of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance in the course of a telephone conversation are unable to reach agreement on debt restructuring. June 5, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine appealed to the holders of its sovereign bonds with a request to identify himself. On may 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law that will give the ability to suspend payments on restructured debt. The Russian President Vladimir Putin called the decision of Kiev weird. In his vision, the Declaration on the fact of default suggests a low level of professionalism. Also, according to Putin, Russian banks have loan portfolios to Ukraine in the amount of 24-25 billion. Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. Also explained the actions of the Rada. According to him, this decision is truly a Declaration of default at the same time with the Declaration of force majeure on debt. For its part, the Finance Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov said that Moscow will turn to international court if the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will sign the law on the moratorium on the payment of foreign debts.