The dollar rate on the Moscow Exchange rose above 62 rubles, and the euro rate rose above 61 rubles.
The Moscow Stock Exchange index fell by 9.45% — almost to 2 000 points. The RTSI currently stands at 1 025 points, a decrease of more than 11%.
Meanwhile, “Verstka” publication writes that a few minutes after Putinʼs speech, Russians bought up all direct flights for September 21 to Istanbul, Tbilisi and Yerevan.
- Back on September 20, after announcements about "referendums" in the occupied territories of Ukraine and punishment for desertion, failure to show up for duty and surrender, a collapse occurred on the Russian stock exchanges.