the Russian currency continues to strengthen on the stock exchange on Tuesday. In the beginning of the session the dollar was given less 69 rubles, according to Moscow exchange.

as of 10.48 GMT, the dollar fell to 68,96 rubles for the first time since March 6, Euro to ruble 76.79.

This is due to rising oil prices. By Tuesday morning the price of Brent crude reached a level of 38.71 USD per barrel.