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 Russia and Ukraine fails to agree upon negotiations on "Yanukovych debt", - Russian Finance Ministry

Russia and Ukraine, with the mediation of Germany have discussed the possibility of negotiations on Ukraine's $3 bn debt but have not yet succeeded to agree on specific meetings.

Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak told reporters, Censor.NET reports citing RIA Novosti.

"An informal exchange of views on the possibility of such negotiations took place with the mediation of the Ministry of Finance of Germany. However, we have not yet succeeded to agree upon initiation of talks due to Ukraine's uncompromising stand expressed in the reluctance to recognize the official status of the debt and offer the Russian Federation conditions better than that offered to private debt-holders," he said.

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