“The volume of international reserves as of October 21 amounted to $541 billion, having decreased by $3.4 billion, or 0.6%, over the week,” the statement said.

It is clarified that the decrease in reserves occurred under the influence of negative revaluation.

Earlier, the head of the Central Bank of Russia, Elvira Nabiullina, said that the external conditions for the country's economy have changed for a long time, if not forever.