The Central Bank of Russia might have been purchasing dollars this morning. Banking experts drew attention to the fact that the final volume of trading reached $94m on the unified trading system. This level is rather high, as yesterday's volume of trading barely exceeded $70m. Thus, experts, accept the possibility that the Central Bank bought around $20m on the unified trading system today. The dollars might have been purchased at the 29,90 USD/RUR exchange rate. In addition, specialists think that the Bank is not interested in decreasing the dollar rate. For this reason, the average-weighted dollar exchange rate won't drop and may even surge 3 kopecks tomorrow.
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed