y. They indebted 9 billions $$ to Russian banks, 1.8 bln $$ to Gasprom, 140 bln $$ to Western financial institutes.
So what happens if Russia offers to forgive the debt in exchange for Ukraine going into the Russian fold?
posted on 03/22/2014 6:22:23 PM PDT
It will drown Russian economy for Ukraine is too big, with all accumulated economic and social problems. 23+ years of anti-Russian propaganda, glorifying Galitsia SSmen in Ukraine created general negative attitude in Russians to Ukraine. May be industrial Russian speaking South East. For Russia it would be much better to have Ukraine independent and not hostile. But it is hardly possible. This state appeared artificially 100 years ago by whim of bigger players; it never was independent and is nonviable on its own.
posted on 03/22/2014 8:45:07 PM PDT
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