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 Russia continues demanding Ukraine's full payment of $3-billion 'Yanukovych' debt

Russia's position on Ukraine's $3 billion debt to Russia remains unchanged - Kyiv must pay it off or face a court case.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday, Censor.NET reports citing The Economic Times.

According to him, the Russian position remains unchanged - Moscow considers the debt to be the national one and should be paid in full. Non-payment of the debt would mean default and a court case, he said as quoted by TASS.

Read more: Russia made no offers on "Yanukovych debt", - Finance Minister Jaresko

Ukraine's debt to Russia is due on Dec. 20, and Russia has said Kyiv has 10 days after that to repay the debt or accept a restructuring deal proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Ukraine's Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko earlier announced that Russia made no offers on the debt. Peskov in his turn could not say whether any contacts were made with Kyiv on this matter.
 
 
 
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