The Russian ruble has bounced back as oil prices have surged, Bloomberg reported April 12. The ruble had plunged to its lowest level since 2016 because of U.S. sanctions against Russia and geopolitical uncertainty in Syria, which ultimately helped drive up crude prices. The volatility of the ruble comes amid escalating tensions between Washington and Moscow over Syria and increased international pressure against Russia over its alleged role in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in England.
ED: From this we see that Russia is existentially invested in Oil. This is often associated with Neptune, although with its hidden under the ground wealth and power, it clearly serves Pluto's interpretations too. Poisoning is clearly associated with Neptune one of its classical interpretations.