The total amount of internal and external public debt of Russia for 2022 increased to 22.8 trillion rubles. from 20.9 trillion at the end of 2021, a representative of the Ministry of Finance told Vedomosti. The cost of servicing it in January-December 2022 amounted to 1.33 trillion rubles, or about 4% of all federal budget spending.
According to the ministry, domestic public debt as of January 1, 2023 amounted to 18.781 trillion rubles. (including state guarantees in Russian currency - 701.67 billion rubles), external - 4.039 trillion rubles, or $57.42 billion (including state guarantees in foreign currency - 1.382 trillion rubles, or $19.65 billion). The cost of servicing the internal debt for 2022 is estimated at 1.191 trillion rubles, external - 139.5 billion rubles. ($2 billion). In 2021, the total spending on public debt amounted to 1.084 trillion rubles, according to an analytical note by the Accounts Chamber.