Seven parties to participate in Syrian talksWorld January 22, 9:54
Russia’s Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinalsSport January 22, 7:19
IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
LONDON, January 29. /TASS/. The international rating agency Standard&Poor's (S&P) has downgraded ratings of Moscow and St.Petersburg (Russia's second largest city) from "BBB-" to "BB+", with negative outlook.
The rating of Russia's nanotechnology corporation Rusnano has been downgraded from "BB" to "BB-" with stable outlook.
S&P also downgraded Russia's VEB bank rating from "BBB-" to "BB+".
The agency on Monday downgraded Russia's sovereign rating to “BB+” due to the ruble’s high volatility and the weakening economy.