Russia's $3bn court case against Ukraine scheduled for January

Russia granted Ukraine a $3 billion loan in late 2013, but former Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovych who struck the deal was ousted by protests just two months laterBritain’s High Court will next year hear a case Moscow has filed against Ukraine over a $3 billion eurobond loan, a deputy finance minister said Thursday. Russia granted Ukraine a $3 billion loan in late 2013, but former Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovych who struck the deal was ousted by protests just two months later. The new government in cash-strapped Ukraine has refused to pay back the money in full, saying Moscow had lent its ally the money on preferential terms as a bribe.

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