Russian indices fell amid reports about a downed fighter


MOSCOW, November 24. The MICEX index fell 1.8%, RTS – by 2.1% amid reports that Turkey shot down a fighter.

The oil today is expensive. The cost of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in January 2016 on the ICE stock exchange in London rose 0.9% to $45,21 per barrel.

on Monday, the MICEX index finished the day at a maximum level since June 2008, and the auction began Tuesday with a weak decrease of 0.1%.

The Crash Of The Su-24

The su-24 Russian air group crashed on Syrian territory, presumably it occurred as a result of attack from the ground. It is reported by the defense Ministry. As noted in the defense Ministry, the plane was at a height of 6 thousand meters. The fate of the pilots specified. According to preliminary data, the pilots managed to eject.

“We also elucidate the circumstances of the fall of the Russian plane. The defense Ministry notes that the duration of the flight the aircraft was solely over the territory of Syria. This is recorded by objective means of control,” said the defense Ministry.

A source in the Ministry of defence of Turkey previously told Reuters that the Turkish pilots allegedly tried several times to get in touch with the pilots of the downed fighter, but received no reply. After that, Turkish F-16 opened fire on defeat.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu holds in connection with the incident urgent meeting with the leadership of the General staff.