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Rouble plunges 30 per cent as Moscow markets freeze on sanctions stress

Summary by Ground News
Videos from Russia showed long lines of Russians trying to withdraw cash from ATMs. The Russian Central Bank issued a statement calling for calm, in an effort to avoid bank runs. Visa and Mastercard were no longer being accepted for those with international bank accounts. World powers move to block some Russian banks from global SWIFT transaction system.
7 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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