Russia in support of the Ukrainian economy requires from Kiev to pay the debt, although the timing has come, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. Lavrov Century on the results of talks with Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman.
according to him, Moscow is doing " much to the economy of Ukraine somehow stayed afloat ", RIA " Novosti." This is true for gas supplies at discount prices, and supply domestic prices, coal supply without requiring pre-payment. This is true for our readiness, and our consent at this stage not to demand payment of the Ukrainian debt to Russia, although the rules for these payments has already arrived, " said Lavrov." We consistently and without any ulterior motives are for direct dialogue between the conflicting parties, there is no other way. In addition, We supply, as you know, humanitarian assistance in large volumes, which greatly helps somehow to survive the civilian population of the South-East. We took a huge group of immigrants from Ukraine. Ukrainians fleeing from the horrors of war on our territory the most important thing, " said the Russian Minister. Last week it was announced that Kiev will consult with Moscow on the issue of debt obligations to Russia. The Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov 10 January said that since Ukraine has excessive public debt above 60% of GDP, Russia has the right to demand early repayment of the loan of $ 3 billion, but the solution until it is not accepted. At the end of December, sources familiar with the talks on economic aid to Ukraine, said that the international monetary Fund may request the Russian Federation to postpone the repayment of Ukrainian Eurobonds for $ 3 billion from the end of 2015 before the end of the IMF program. Otherwise Kiev have the opportunity not to allocate funds, told sources. By the end of 2013 the Russian Federation and Ukraine signed a number of common documents, suggesting that Moscow will infuse the economy of neighboring countries fifteen billion dollars through the purchase of Ukrainian securities. Received 1st tranche in the amount of $ 3 billion with a maturity of two years with a coupon rate of 5% per annum Kiev sent on social payments.