President Vladimir Putin insists Russia's under-fire currency will stabilise, but warns the country's economic crisis could last two years.
EU leaders are to consider ways to unlock billions of euros of investment and policy on Russia, at a Brussels summit.
Switzerland's National Bank has brought in a negative interest rate cutting the value of any money left on deposit in the country.
Russians fear return to 1998 crisis
Anti-Islam march in German city
Armed men enter Belgian apartment
Dutch marriage proposal wrecks house