"You know that we currently have a floating currency. There are big advantages… and some troubles, which appear here. But we have taken such a decision. You should simply know that these decisions have been taken for a long term…Of course, people should take advantage of the ruble's weakness. And we proceed from the idea that both Russian and foreign manufacturers do this," Putin said at a meeting with investors of the Far East.
Sputnik InternationalPutin: Decision on Ruble Floating Exchange Rate Taken for Long Term