According to RIA Novosti, as of 09:11 Moscow time, February futures for Brent crude oil fell in price by 3.37% - to $ 70.82 per barrel.

The price for January WTI futures fell by 3.03% - to $ 67.83 per barrel.

Earlier, Igor Yushkov, a leading analyst of the National Energy Security Fund, an expert of the Financial University under the Government of Russia, spoke about the prospects of the energy market in an interview with FBA "Economics Today".