Ukraine not to join Russian rouble zone - c bank

Ukraine is neither going to join the rouble zone nor has it received any relevant proposal from Russia, the chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine, Serhiy Tyhypko, has said in Moscow.

This was Tyhypko's comment on his talks with the head of the Russian central bank, Sergey Ignatyev, and on reports about the possibility of adoption of the Russian rouble as the common currency of Russia and Belarus from 2005.

"We did not discuss a common currency. To tell the truth, I don't think that Russia ha