Rouble, Russian stocks depreciate on geopolitical stalemate

14.01.2022

The Russian rouble weakened past 75 to the dollar on Thursday, giving up earlier gains amid growing geopolitical concerns about Moscow's standoff with the West.

The rouble fell sharply after Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Washington's rejection of Moscow's key security demands was leading talks into a dead end.

Russia said its talks...