As a result of this morning's session on US currency the average-weighted dollar exchange rate has grown by RUR0.01. It has been the first gain in US currency since March 5. Specialists of commercial banks point to the fact that the Central Bank has continued supporting the dollar today. At today's special session the Central Bank made a ruble intervention again; it was buying dollars at 31.38 RUR/USD. Analysts say that the volume of purchased US currency was about $30m, which was one third of the total trade volume at the UTS. Some commercial banks also followed the Central Bank's example and started buying dollars more actively at this morning's session, experts stressed.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part