Wednesday, July 23, 2014   

Crimea adopts rouble
(03-17 18:50)

Crimea's parliament introduced the Russian rouble as a second official currency alongside the Ukrainian hryvnia, after declaring independence following a referendum to break with Ukraine and join Russia.
The parliament said in a statement that the hryvnia could continue to be used in Crimea until January 1, 2016.—AFP


   
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