Giuseppe Sandro Mela.
Quando l’Unione Sovietica implose nel 1991 aveva in essere un debito estero di 104.5 miliardi Usd: per quell’epoca era una cifra enorme.
La Federazione Russa si fece punto di onore di assumersi in solido la gestione di tale debito, da rifondersi nei tempi e nei modi contrattualmente stabiliti.
«As far as Russia’s government debt to other states is concerned, only $594.3 million due to be paid to South Korea remain outstanding, and the amount is due to be paid before the end of 2025»
«Last week, the ministry announced the settlement of the 60.6 million U.S. dollars’ Soviet debt to Macedonia»
«On August 8, 2017, Russia paid off the debt to Bosnia and Herzegovina in a single payment» 152 milioni Usd.»
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→ Akipress. 2017-08-23. Russia pays off last Soviet debt.
Moscow has paid its final Soviet-era outstanding debt of $125.2 million, which was owed to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Russian Finance Ministry said in a statement.
“On August 8, 2017, Russia paid off the debt to Bosnia and Herzegovina in a single payment. Bosnia and Herzegovina is the last foreign creditor state providing loans to the former USSR or Russia debts to which remained unsettled,” the statement said.
Russia’s foreign debt to Sarajevo was a result of Moscow’s recognition of the Bosnian share of the former Soviet Union’s debt resulting from trade and economic cooperation with former Yugoslavia, the document explained, Sputnik reported.
As far as Russia’s government debt to other states is concerned, only $594.3 million due to be paid to South Korea remain outstanding, and the amount is due to be paid before the end of 2025, the statement added.
Soviet foreign debt, including interest payments, amounted to $104.5 billion at the time of the Soviet Union’s dissolution, according to Russian Central Bank data from 1994.
→ New China. 2017-02-19. Russia to pay off foreign debts of former Soviet Union by end of 2017
MOSCOW, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — Russia will pay off all the USSR foreign debts by the end of this year, with the last tranche to be paid to Bosnia and Herzegovina, said the Russian Finance Ministry on Friday.
“The agreement is technically ready for a long time, the two countries have already initialed it. The document needs to be only signed … There are no difficulties in the payment, the issue will be closed by the summer,” reported the Russian newspaper Izvestia citing the Finance Ministry.
Last week, the ministry announced the settlement of the 60.6 million U.S. dollars’ Soviet debt to Macedonia, and said the only outstanding debt left from the Soviet era was to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Both countries were established after the breakup of Yugoslavia and received the right to reclaim part of the debt of the USSR, the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
The ministry press-service confirmed that the payment will be made from part of the 2017 budget, which is aimed to settle the debt with the sum of 512.3 billion rubles (8.9 billion U.S. dollars).
The Finance Ministry said the Russian-Bosnian-Herzegovinian intergovernmental agreement will be signed by the ministry on behalf of the government, and the repayment of the debt will be effected within 45 days from the date of its ratification.