What to spend your rubles on
Vodka with your meal
Hermitage Museums in St. Petersburg
Entrance to St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow
Matryoshka doll from a market stall
Fancy three-course dinner for two in Moscow
Must-sees in Russia
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A deeper look at the Russian rub
The ruble fell on tough times recently with thanks to the 2014-2016 Russian financial crisis and the economic sanctions placed on the country due to recent territorial disputes. However more recently, the ruble has proven a robust investment choice for emerging markets, due to the country’s high interest rates and struggling economies proving a worth competitor.
More info on Russian ruble
Banknotes are available in 50, 100, 500, 1,000 and 5,000 ₽, with coins available in 10 and 50 KON, 1, 2, 5 and 10 ₽.