Armed OSCE mission may be deployed to Donbass after security zones set up — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 18:18
Diplomat: Humanitarian organizations fail to ensure evacuation from AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 18:15
First footage of post-Soviet Joint Air Defense System drillsMilitary & Defense October 26, 18:15
Putin says Kerch Bridge will allow to carry up 13 mln vehicles per yearBusiness & Economy October 26, 17:59
Another German delegation gearing up for possible visit to Crimea in JanuaryWorld October 26, 17:42
Russia expects opening of major oilfields in West Siberia next yearBusiness & Economy October 26, 17:37
Russian defense minister suggests joint engineering troops’ drills with IndiaMilitary & Defense October 26, 17:33
Russia calls on media to focus on Mosul’s children killed during US-led coalition strikesRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 17:14
NATO discusses with Russia warplane transponder switch-on above Baltic Sea — StoltenbergWorld October 26, 17:13
MOSCOW, August 31 (Itar-Tass) —— Standard & Poor’s confirmed Russia’s ratings and gave a “stable” forecast.
The long-term and short-term ratings for foreign exchange liabilities were confirmed as BBB/A-3; long-term and short-term ratings for rouble-denominated liabilities were confirmed as BBB+/A-2.
Russia’s rating on the national scale was confirmed as ruAAA.
The risk of foreign exchange transfer and conversion for Russian non-sovereign borrowers remains BBB.
The confirmation of the ratings reflects the fact that the volume of the Russia government’s assets by far exceeds the volume of liabilities due to a budget surplus from the previous years and a moderate current deficit, as well as the position of the country as a net creditor as a whole.