Treasury Department data shows Russian holdings of US debt plunged

Russian holdings of Treasury securities declined 84 percent between March and May, falling to $14.9 billion from $96.1 billion in just two months. Russia's sell-off of U.S. debt in May occurred around the same time the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield rose to its highest level since 2011.
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