Russia's Defense Ministry says US-led coalition unlikely to launch battle for Raqqa soonRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 19:06
Russia cuts oil production by 185,000 barrels per day as of today — energy ministerBusiness & Economy March 25, 18:30
OPEC has no objections to speed of Russia's oil production cutsBusiness & Economy March 25, 12:38
Opposition leader Vladimir Neklyayev detained in Belarus - news agency directorWorld March 25, 5:33
Russia submits amicus curiae brief to US Supreme CourtRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:34
Russia, China suggest for UN SC to adopt resolution on chemical terrorism threatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:23
Russian lawmaker compares European Union to Soviet UnionRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:16
Russian emergencies ministry says fire at Kazan’s gunpowder factory fully extinguishedWorld March 25, 3:01
Relations btw US, Russia worst over half-century - Lukin quoting KissingerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 2:58
MOSCOW, September 25 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s state foreign debt was estimated at 41,317.5 million U.S. dollars as of September 1, 2012, the Finance Ministry said in its regular report published on Tuesday, adding that the debt decreased by six million U.S. dollars over August.
As of September 1, the biggest part of the country’s foreign debt accounted for external bond loans and amounted to 35.547 billion U.S. dollars, the document wrote.
Besides, Russia’s debt to international financial organisations was estimated at 2.191 billion U.S. dollars, to the member countries of the Paris Club of Creditors – 434.4 million U.S. dollars, and to the rest of the official creditors – 1.131 billion U.S. dollars, the ministry reported.
In addition, the country’s debt to the official creditors – former member states of the Council of Mutual Economic Assistance was at 973.6 million U.S. dollars, while the unsettled debt of the former Soviet Union was estimated at 55.4 million U.S. dollars as of August 1, the document underlined.
As of the reporting date, Russia’s sovereign bond debt totalled 10.8 million U.S. dollars, while the country’s sovereign guarantees debt denominated in foreign currencies amounted to 974.2 million U.S. dollars, the Finance Ministry stated in its survey.