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Russia's ruble jumps to pre-invasion levels thanks to Moscow's rescue measures, putting pressure on the US
Russia's ruble has risen sharply back to where it was before the country's forces invaded Ukraine in late February, after the government redoubled its efforts to shore up its tumbling currency. The move higher in the ruble has added to the pressure on the US, which is ramping up economic sanctions on the country, even though analysts say the Russian economy remains in a dire state. Russia's currency was up around 4% Thursday morning ET, so that $1 bought around 79.40 rubles. It was stronger than where it stood on February 24, the day before Russia's invasion of Ukraine, when $1 equaled around 82 rubles. The currency ... (full story)