01/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Russia Devalues The Rouble Again As Economy Worsens

Russia devalued the rouble again Monday and Kremlin leaders urged government unity to deal with the biggest economic challenge in a decade.

Russia's central bank began a gradual depreciation of the rouble in November in response to slumping oil prices, a worsening economy and investors' flight from emerging markets.

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