Russia will not ask for early repayment of Ukraine debt: Finance Ministry

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 23, 2015 5:24 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will not request early repayment of debt owed by Ukraine, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Monday.

In late 2013 Russia acquired $3 billion in Ukrainian Eurobonds that fall due this December.

(Reporting by Elena Fabrichnaya; Writing by Lidia Kelly, editing by Jason Bush)