Putin signed a decree on the payment of public debt in rubles

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the temporary procedure for fulfilling obligations on Russia’s external debt in foreign currency.

According to the document, obligations on government Eurobonds will be recognized as fulfilled after payment in rubles at the rate on the domestic market on the day of payment. The government must within ten days choose the banks that will attract for payments to holders of government bonds.

(C)MEDUZA 2022


  1. Problem with that measure is that it’s completely worthless. No one will accept rub(b)les.

    • As I understand it those contracts are written using dollars so Vladolf will be breaking another international law. Imagine that. he’s likely to pull out all the stops in an effort to buy time and delay the default of the Russian Federation.

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