As of 11:02 a.m. on the RTS exchange, YUKOS fell by 12.94 percent. Many players will fix their profits today, an expert told RBC. According to him, the RTS index will decrease by 2 percent and YUKOS may lose 4 to 10 percent more. Sibneft and Gazprom may advance slightly today but in general, the Russian stock market is likely to decrease.
More than 3,500 people were detained during unprecedented mass protests that swept across all of Russia in support of Alexey Navalny on January 23