In particular, large queues were observed at exchange offices in Saint-Petersburg, in a long line on Ligovsky Avenue, some waiting was not one hour.

“Sell, in the best tradition, at a new price of 75 roubles, and buy for old — 67 rubles. Thank you “native” to the state”, – commented footage from the local MP Alexander Izotov.

The queues in exchange for Peter.

Sell, in the best tradition, at the new price – 75rub., and buying up the old – 67руб.

Thank you “native” state. But in General, what we wanted, in anticipation of the state Council?

Alexander Izotov (@spb_ai) March 9, 2020

We will remind, the propaganda Simonyan cynically said that there is no reason to panic, and everything goes according to plan the Kremlin. She said residents of the Russian Federation need to calm down, because the Russian state has a “strong stock”.

It was also reported that dozens of the largest companies in Russia in just a day lost one billion dollars. Thus, the index of the London stock exchange FTSE100 fell by 8 %, and a number of large Russian companies lost sushestvenno the number of items in the auction.

On average, companies lost up to 18 % of the value of the shares.