12.11.2015. “Ukraine Must Not Pay Russia Back”, – expert, IEAC


Anders Aslund, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation at Kyiv (IEAC) has published an analytical article “Ukraine Must Not Pay Russia Back”.

On December 20, Ukraine is supposed to pay Russia $3 billion in return for a Eurobond that Russian President Vladimir Putin issued in December 2013. However, the expert claims that Ukraine has no reason to pay.

Moscow’s war has caused major damage to Ukraine, says the expert as he analyzes the damage and devastation which were caused by the Russian troops in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Ukraine has no reason to pay such an aggressor; in fact, Russia ought to pay reparations to Ukraine, summarizes Anders Aslund.

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