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    The US Department of the Treasury announced that Russia decreased its holdings of US securities by $7 billion in October.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Russia decreased its holdings of US securities by $7 billion in October, the US Department of the Treasury announced in a report.

    Russia had $82 billion of US securities in October compared to $89.1 billion in September, the Treasury Department said on Tuesday.

    The reduction is the second in a row after Russia increased its holdings from $69.6 in February to $89.9 in August.

    Russia is fifteenth on the list of holders of US securities, just after Singapore. China and Japan lead the list.


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