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The statement of the President of the United States Donald trump’s intention to attack Syria with American missiles even stronger collapse of the Russian currency. After the tweet trump the dollar exchange rate exceeded the psychological mark of 65 rubles, the Euro was trading around 80.5 per ruble.
14:23 Moscow time for one Euro at the exchange gave 80,2 of the ruble. In the trading session the European currency grew by 2.4 rubles, or 3 percent. The dollar by this time was 64.8 ruble, rising during the day by 1.77 rubles (2.82%).
The Russian currency continues collapse against the backdrop of negative international situation and the intentions of the American authorities to tighten sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Treasury on April 6 imposed against Russian oligarchs, officials and top managers of state companies new sanctions.
In addition, for cooperating with the defendants in the sanctions list of the us authorities promised to punish — to impose new restrictions. Well as the US Congress prepares two types of constraints in connection with Russia’s actions in Syria and predpolagaemoj of Moscow’s involvement in the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal in the UK.
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