The official exchange rate of the U.S. Dollar in relation to the Ruble, announced by the Central Bank of Russia from October 17, stands at 31.6767 Rubles for one Dollar. It went up by 0.05 Kopeck as against the previous indicator.
As of October 17, the exchange rate of the Euro is 31.1319 Rubles for one Euro, showing a decrease by 15.15 Kopecks compared to the previous figure.
The Americans came to realise that they would have to either leave the region or weaken their presence there. It is Russia that is filling the vacuum now