“Probably, the Ministry of Finance has found a way to weaken the ruble in order to get rid of the headache,” Antonov said in an interview with the Prime agency.

He admitted that by the end of July the dollar would cost about 70 rubles, the euro - 72-73 rubles.

Earlier, financial analyst Alexander Egorov, in an interview with the FBA "Economy Today" commented on the situation in the foreign exchange market.