Russia will take legal action to protect its interests As a creditor, if Ukraine will repay the debt in 3 billion dollars in December, said Wednesday the head of the Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov.
"Russia will take legal action to protect its interests As a creditor, if Ukraine will repay the debt in 3 billion dollars in December ", – the expression quotes the Minister RIA " Novosti ". Head of the Finance Department has noticed that the Ministry of Finance of Russia does not participate in the meetings of private creditors of Ukraine on restructuring the debt of Kiev, who holds them until October 29." Be repaid in the early winter of the current year the debt of Ukraine to the Russian Federation may not be treated as debts to private creditors, debt has a different status is official. For this reason we will not take part in the meetings of private creditors of Ukraine " – Siluanov was quoted by news Agency. On the first day of the week Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Kyiv will refuse to repay the debt if Russia does not take the rules of its restructuring by October 29. 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.