April 12 (Bloomberg) -- Ukraine’s government is seeking a new loan from VTB Group, Russia’s second-biggest bank, to refinance debt, Ekonomicheskie Izvestia reported without saying where it got the information.
Ukraine wants to secure the funds to repay a $2 billion loan from VTB that comes due in June, the newspaper said. The country wants the new facility to mature in a year with a possibility of extending it for another year, Izvestia said.
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