Welcome to, the place to access news about Russia’s fascinating economy, and more particularly, its currency – the Russian rouble (ruble in the US, ?????? in Russian).

Russia holds a unique position as the centre of former super power, which is now viewed as a major emerging market. The country remains a leader in science and aerospace but its economy and currency has been rendered unstable through major fluctuations in interest rates over recent years.

The Russian Central Bank was established in 1990 and is responsible for the country’s monetary policy, influencing the country’s interest rate, impacting the rouble’s value against other currencies.

This exclusive blog is updated regularly with vital breaking news about the Russian Central Bank and changes to the value of the rouble, which has been Russia’s currency for 500 years.

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