Countries that Russia forgave Soviet debt
• Countries that Russia forgave Soviet debts
Russia, as the legal successor of the Soviet Union took over all of its obligations on foreign debts, obtaining the right to charge a credit, once generously handed out by the Soviet government. Debtors, with which one would have to get loans - it is Africa, Cuba, Afghanistan, unfortunately, even those payers. Do you know how many credit obligations countries should Russia?
In the early years of the Russian Federation Ministry of Finance released data on how much the country should be the country that once received Soviet credits. As of February 1, 2019, total debt of countries to Russia amounted to 39, $ 2 billion. At the beginning of 2016 Russian debt amounted to $ 34 billion, that is, should the successor is still more than she should.
In fact, if, after the collapse of the USSR, Russia has not begun to forgive the debts of the right and left, the figures would have been quite different. The exact total figure, alas, is unknown, as it is impossible to list all the countries that "present", but something what information, thanks to the efforts of journalists, still there.
As of November 2018 the debtors forgive about 150 billion dollars. Russia has been particularly generous in 1999. Then, according to the agreement of Cologne, were pardoned in one fell swoop 20 billion dollars so hopeless like entertaining Tanzania, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Benin, Yemen, Chad, Mozambique, Sierra Leone. Other countries, which also left a lot, given the installment for repayment of 30 years.
In 2014, Cuba released from the debt of 32 billion to Afghanistan was not allowed to return the $ 12 billion in 2010, Mongolia 11 billion in 2003, and North Korea as much, but in 2012. In 2005, 5 billion of debt written off Syria and Iraq 10 billion in 2004 and 12 billion in 2008, but from a new, post-Soviet loans. In 2000, 9, 5 billion Vietnam reduced the debt, and in 2013 Kyrgyzstan to forgive $ 500 million.
Here's a entertaining accounting kindness. Good to forgive all, when you live in prosperity, and in no need. Is not it?