According to the statement released Tuesday, the two leaders "agreed on the importance of finalizing a robust package of financial support for Ukraine to enable it to stabilize its economy".
- Yes, I think it is a matter of balance of power.17.8% (454)
- No, I believe the countries will return to a constructive dialogue.6.8% (174)
- I don’t think the situation should be viewed in that context.9.9% (254)
- I think the new Cold War is already on.65.5% (1674)
Ukraine has found itself on the verge of a default amid the ongoing conflict in the southeast and Kiev has tried to rescue the country's economy through international loans.
On Tuesday, the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov told reporters that based on various credit agreements, Ukraine owes Russia $25 billion.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that Moscow had not asked Kiev for early repayment of $3 billion, although it was due time, in order to support Ukraine's economy.