Russia announces 200- and 2,000 ruble notes

The Central Bank of Russia has announced that new banknotes of 200- and 2,000-rubles will be issued. The new notes are expected to be issued at the end of 2017.

No news yet on the theme or design of the new banknotes but for the first time Russian citizens will have a say in what city or region will be represented on the banknotes. The final decison will be made in the summer of 2016

Update 8 July 2016: You can follow the voting on the official site for the new banknotes. On 7 October 2016 the winner will be announced.

Steven Tuesday 26 April 2016 at 11:44 am | | news
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