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In response to the new U.S. sanctions, Russia will continue to dispose of the U.S Treasury bonds as well as increase payments in national currencies, the Kommersant newspaper reports, citing the statement of the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, made during the broadcast of Russia -1 TV channel.
"We have reduced investments to a minimum. We will continue to reduce our investments in the U.S. economy and American treasury bonds and will …
According to RIA Novosti, thanks to the demand of domestic investors, state borrowing program will be fully implemented, the Finance Ministry announced, noting that the previous initiatives of the senators to impose sanctions against the Russian state debt “did not proceed”.
The department is cautious about the plan of American congressmen to introduce the most severe sanctions. “This news is definitely painful for foreign holders of the OFZ bonds. At the same time, the previous initiatives of …
On the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2018),Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak said that he does not consider it likely that the British government will place sanctions on Russian sovereign debt.
“It is not London’s official position. I don’t see any threat, and I don’t think they will do it,” RIA Novosti cites Storchak as responding when asked whether the threat of London placing sanctions on Russian state debt was real. On May 21, the …