NEWS FEED
Zoom
10:19 15 December
10:13 15 December
10:11 15 December
TOP 5

Russia may ban circulation of US dollar

The State Duma has been submitted a relevant bill

Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Russia may ban the circulation of the United States dollar.

 

The State Duma has already been submitted a relevant bill banning and terminating the circulation of USD in Russia, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.

 

If the bill is approved, Russian citizens will have to close their dollar accounts in Russian banks within a year and exchange their dollars in cash to Russian ruble or other countries’ currencies.

 

Otherwise their accounts will be frozen and cash dollars levied by police, customs, tax, border, and migration services confiscated.

 

After the law enters into force, it will be impossible to obtain cash dollar in Russia. The ban or termination of the US dollar will not apply to the exchange operations carried out by Russian Central Bank, the Russian government, ministries of foreign affairs and defense, the Foreign Intelligence Service and the Federal Security Service. 

Related news releases

VİDEO NEWS

PHOTO NEWS

  • Armenia again breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 7M to Sumgayit
+2
EXCHANGE RATE
FOREX
/ 16 December, 2017

USD
1.7001
 
EUR
2.0032
 
RR
0.0289