(also chiefly North American ruble)
The basic monetary unit of Russia and some other former republics of the USSR, equal to 100 kopeks.
- Trailfinders recommends travellers take US dollars as you cannot buy or sell roubles outside Russia.
- Yukos shares closed at 143.50 roubles in Russia, having dropped by as much as 12% in earlier trading.
- The rouble plummeted overnight after Russia refused to pay for its internal debts and permitted banks to not fulfil their obligations to foreign partners.
Via French from Russian rublʹ.
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