Foreign ministers of Russia, Japan will discuss Putin’s upcoming visit to TokyoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 03, 3:37
President of Luxembourg Forum welcomes Russia’s attention to threat of nuclear terrorismWorld December 03, 3:11
Presidential polls to determine vector for Uzbekistan’s further development — CEC chairmanWorld December 03, 2:44
Lavrov, Kerry discuss settlement in Syria at conference in RomeWorld December 03, 1:36
Kiev halves water supplies to LPR from another pumping station — LPR negotiatorWorld December 03, 0:50
Civilian wounded by Ukrainian sniper near Gorlovka — agencyWorld December 03, 0:31
Reconciliation agreements signed with 6 Syrian settlements — Russian Defense MinistryWorld December 02, 23:50
Russia doesn't understand why Kiev still continues operation in Donbass — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 02, 22:59
Russian field engineers take off for Syria to take part in Aleppo demining operationMilitary & Defense December 02, 21:24
“The ruble’s weakening is a factor that stimulates Russian exports,” Ryabkov said.
US White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Tuesday the ruble’s weakening meant that the US and EU sanctions imposed on Russia over its stance on the Ukraine crisis were reaching their goals.
“World oil prices were seen to go down in August. The sectoral sanctions imposed on the Russian economy have limited access for large corporate borrowers to external capital markets,” Russia’s Central Bank said in its monetary policy report this week.
“The negative impact of these developments was mitigated by the ruble’s weakening, which however, may increase inflationary pressure,” the regulator said.