A rise in the majority of share prices resumed on the Russian stock market. Shares of the national energy grid RAO UES of Russia lead the rise gaining more than 4 percent as of 2:00 p.m. amid the high activity of traders. Some second-tier securities enjoy quite a significant advance as well. Oil stocks are currently traded slightly above yesterday's closing, except for YUKOS that surged more than 1.7 percent. The RTS index was up 0.78 percent at 446.21 points.
Turkey and Russia may conclude a deal on Crimea provided that Moscow recognises the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) as an independent state