The Russian rouble was slightly stronger against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday.

By 0715 GMT, the rouble was 0.05% higher at 92.66 to the dollar after trading in a range of 92.500 to 92.768.

Against the euro, the rouble fell 0.01% to 100.62 and dropped 0.11% to 12.79 against the yuan .

Brent crude oil, a global benchmark for Russia's main export, rose 0.1% to $90.50 a barrel.

Russian stock indexes rose. The dollar-denominated RTS index rose 0.13% to 1,163.78. The rouble-based MOEX Russian index gained 0.15% to 3,422.63.

($1 = 92.6575 roubles) (Reporting by Reuters; Editing by Andrew Heavens)