12.12.2013 - Russia gets symbolic about its currency
Rouble or ruble? From now on currency pedants won’t have to worry so much about how to spell the Russian currency because it has been given a symbol. Some two decades after first touting the idea, the Russian central bank has announced its rival to the £, $, € and ¥. And the winner, after a public vote, is: The symbol, the Russian R, beat off four other contenders – taking more than 61 per cent of the more than 284,000 votes cast...............................................Full Article: Source
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