Apple halts online sales in Russia to review pricing amid ‘extreme’ currency fluctuations

Bloomberg reports this afternoon that Apple¬†has ceased online sales in Russia due to “extreme” fluctuations¬†in the value of the ruble. Apple has previously attempted to combat the unpredictable swings in the country’s official currency by adjusting the prices of its products, having most recently increased the price of the iPhone 6 by 25% in the country last month.