Fitch has maintained the rating of the Russian Federation at BBB with a stable Outlook

International ratings Agency Fitch has maintained the long-term sovereign Issuer default rating (IDR) of the Russian Federation at BBB. The forecast of ratings – “stable”. These data appeared in a press release from the Agency.

Short-term Issuer default rating was affirmed at F2, informs TV channel “Russia 24”.

According to the Agency, Russia continues to increase the state budget and maintain a low level of external debt.

Fitch notes the preservation risks associated with geopolitical tensions and anti-Russian sanctions.