Policy Memos

Will the West Reduce Russia's Debt?

Policy Memo:

195

Publication Date:

03-2001

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Having successfully rescheduled its debt to foreign commercial banks through the London Club last fall and obtained a reduction of principal and interest rates, Russia now turns to the Paris Club of government creditors. What are the prospects for a similar agreement in the next year? How should we understand the politics of international debt? [...]

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Professor, Director of the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, Director of the Peter D. Watson Center for Conflict and Cooperation, Department of Political Science
University of Rochester