RIA Novosti has learnt in the headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London that an agreement will be signed on Thursday between the bank and UES Rossiya to issue the latter a 100-million euro loan. It will be used to restructure the holding. In accordance with the agreement, the loan will be paid out over a period of three and a half years. The document will be signed by First Deputy Chairman of the Russian holding Leonid Melamed and Deputy Vice President of the EBRD, Noreen Doyle. UES Rossiya has confirmed this information to a RIA Novosti correspondent.
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