Moscow's debt to Kuwait
[rtl] Moscow - RIA Novosti
paid Russia to Kuwait $ 1.72 billion of the debt of the Soviet era.
Announced that the Russian Ministry of Finance that Russia paid Kuwait have worth $ 1.72 billion due to the Soviet - era.
The total stock of debt of $ 1.1 billion, while benefits amounted to $ 620 million. The Soviet Union had borrowed this money in 1991 to pay for imports of «vital» bills.
And after the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Republics in 1991 , Russia pledged topay the debts of the Soviet Union.[/rtl]