Russia can avert default without US license — RT EN

The US decision not to renew the license to service Russian government bonds denominated in US dollars increased the risk of default on these securities. However, the conditions applicable to their issuance allow Russia to avoid such a scenario. After US authorities this week failed to renew an expired license that previously allowed Russia’s Treasury […]

Is Moscow threatened with an artificial default? US special debt repayment arrangement expired — RT DE

On May 25, the special regulation for interest payments on Russian government bonds expired. Washington confirms it has not renewed the license. According to experts, however, it is questionable whether the USA can actually force Russia to default. On Wednesday, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that it had not […]

Russia avoids default — RT EN

18 mar 2022 1:17 p.m Several Russian Eurobond creditors received coupon payments due on Wednesday, suggesting that Russia avoided a widely anticipated foreign bond default. Russia says it has issued a $117 million bond to avoid default. Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told state media on Thursday that the country had fulfilled its debt obligation […]