1 Oct 2010 16:06

Russian public debt at 10.5% of GDP

YALTA. Oct 1 (Interfax) - Russia's public debt currently stands at 10.5% of GDP, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said at a forum I Yalta.

"Russia's debt - total public debt - is around 10.5% of GDP at present," Kudrin said.

"This is another measure of the Russian economy's safety margin," he said.