As at 12:02 p.m. MSK, dollar was traded at 85.59 rubles, while euro's cost reached 93.302 rubles.
As reported, the weakening of the Russian currency is due the drop in world oil prices. Yesterday, the market saw certain growth in oil prices followed by further decline. Brent crude slumped by 2.3 percent to $28.2 a barrel. The cost of a barrel of WTI crude dropped by almost 3 percent to $28.7 a barrel.