Fifth Varshavyanka submarine joins Russia’s NavyMilitary & Defense October 26, 12:11
Russian Baltic Fleet frigate arrives in Cuba on visitMilitary & Defense October 26, 11:57
Air Defense drills involving various aircraft kick off in four CIS statesMilitary & Defense October 26, 11:34
MP Savchenko arrives in Moscow to attend hearing on Ukrainian nationalistsWorld October 26, 11:03
Bulgaria and Russia sign agreement to settle debt on Belene NPP project — ministerBusiness & Economy October 26, 10:38
Russia honored all commitments on S-300 supplies to Tehran — ambassadorWorld October 26, 9:04
Kyrgyz president signs decree on government’s resignationWorld October 26, 8:47
Display of rare impressionist masterpieces from Russian collector wows Parisian art loversSociety & Culture October 26, 8:46
Russia ready to resume humanitarian pauses in AleppoWorld October 26, 7:42
In 2013, the foreign exchange and gold reserves fell 5% to $510 billion.
Foreign exchange and gold reserves comprise monetary gold, foreign currency and Special Drawing Rights, which are the International Monetary Fund’s currency.
Foreign currency includes the foreign currencies of the central bank and the Finance Ministry in paper money, reverse repo agreements with nonresidents, accounts with foreign banks rated at least A by Fitch and Standard & Poor’s and at least A2 by Moody’s, as well as government or other bonds issued by nonresidents with similar ratings.