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In the state Duma responded to the request of the Deputy of the National Assembly of France Francis Vercamer to return to the owners of the bonds of tsarist Russia, the Soviet government cancelled debts. Reports radio station “Moscow speaking”.
The Deputy head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Svetlana Zhurova suggested that the holders of such securities so they want to solve their financial problems. “Maybe citizens who make a complaint, now is not the best life situation, and they decided to take advantage of it,” said she.
At the same time Zhurova pointed out the necessity of analyzing Soviet and Russian documents to determine whether the requirements of the French side. “I don’t remember that Russia was committed to the Russian Empire. The fact that the Russian Federation assumed the obligations of the Soviet Union is and we are implementing them”, — she said.
Earlier on Friday, 9 August, Vercamer called on the government to solve the issue of the Russian payments on the bonds of Imperial times. According to him, the descendants of the ruined owners of the bonds and after one hundred years require the return of the money invested. We are talking about the securities issued by the Russian Empire in the second half of XIX — early XX century.
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