If Russia does not take the rules of debt restructuring to 29 October, Kiev will refuse to repay it, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"We will declare a moratorium on debt repayment and won't service the loan," He said. Yatsenyuk has noticed that Ukraine "can't treat Russia differently than other international lenders," reports news Agency with ssylki on Handelsblatt." We offer Russia the same rules. The deadline for reaching agreement on 29 October, " He said. He also said that Kyiv given Moscow a loan "actually a" bribe "from Russia" the former head of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, in his statement received, to stop the signing of the agreement on Union with the EU. Fifteen of October, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the readiness to sue Russia for debt restructuring, this process He called " legal war ". German media called absurd danger Yatsenyuk to sue Russia.
On 13 October the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov has told about attempts of the IMF to help Kyiv to freeze the debt to Russia. On the same day, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Finance Minister Anton Siluanov to discuss with the IMF providing Ukraine with additional assistance in $ 3 billion for debt payments Moscow. On 10 October, following the meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Natalie Jaresko on the sidelines of the summit "the financial twenty" in Lima (Peru) the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov said that the parties have not reached agreement on the restructuring of debt in 3 billion dollars. Before that, Siluanov has threatened Ukraine to court if you do not agree to pay the debt. On 6 October the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko said that Ukraine has hopes that the international monetary Fund will continue to provide assistance to Kiev in the event of default on the debt Moscow, in spite of the IMF, prohibiting loans to countries that fail to settle debt to sovereign creditors. So Jaresko acknowledged that the Russian Federation is a sovereign holder of the debt, and not private, As before repeatedly stated the Ukrainian authorities. As reported by the print edition OPINION, according to journalist Alexander Rogers, the consequences of default will occur in Ukraine after October.