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"The Court accepted Ukraine's position and granted a further suspension of the judgment until Ukraine's appeal has been concluded," the ministry said, Reuters reported.

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The case between the two adversarial governments centers on $3 billion lent by Russia in December 2013 to Ukraine under pro-Moscow former President Viktor Yanukovych. The debt was structured in the form of a eurobond governed by English law.

Moscow wants the bond to be repaid in full but Ukraine, which now has a pro-Western government, says Russia should have participated in a 2015 restructuring of its sovereign eurobonds.