At the beginning of trading on May 4, the Russian national currency for the first time since June 2020 fell below 69 rubles - to 68.63 rubles. The euro fell to 72 rubles.
At 10:05 Moscow time, the dollar fell by 1.46 rubles to 69.50 rubles. The euro fell by 1.31 rubles - up to 73.34 rubles.
Recall that on April 29, the Russian ruble updated the low of November last year, trading at less than 71 rubles per dollar.