As reported on the regulator's website, they fell to $ 605.2 billion.

"The volume of international reserves as of June 4 amounted to $ 605.2 billion, down $ 0.7 billion, or 0.1% over the week," the statement said.

It is noted that the reduction was due to the negative revaluation, partly offset by the purchase of foreign currency within the framework of the fiscal rule.

Earlier, Lazar Badalov, Associate Professor at the Department of World Finance at the Financial University under the Government of Russia, in an interview with Newinform, assessed the prospects of the Russian banking sector in 2021.