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Siluanov praised the decision by the Fitch's rating of Russia

The decision of the Agency Fitch confirms the rating of Russia testifies to the sustainability of its macroeconomic structures even in the turbulent external environment, told reporters Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

On Friday, the Agency Fitch affirmed the long-term sovereign Issuer default rating of Russia at "BBB" with a stable Outlook.

"We regard the decision of Fitch Ratings on confirmed long-term credit rating of Russia on liabilities in foreign currency at "BBB" with a stable Outlook as further evidence that the architecture in the Russian macroeconomic structure maintains stability even in the face of turbulent external conditions", - said Siluanov.

He noted that the revision of the 2020 credit ratings of CIS countries by Fitch in most cases, made the decisions to downgrade or deterioration in the forecast on it.

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