This morning the weighted average dollar exchange rate with tomorrow settlements amounted to RUR30.57, down RUR0.04 against the official rate set for today. Conversely, the situation with ruble liquidity is favoring a rise in the dollar rate. Overnight ruble credit rates are about 10 percent, down from 30 percent as of yesterday. Dealers believe that it is a sag in the activity of dollar buyers that triggered the drop in the dollar rate today. According to experts, a wane in interest in dollars is quite natural after purchasing dollars in large volume over the past two days.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities