Belarus to shift to Russian ruble in October

Belarus has agreed to introduce the Russian ruble in electronic form on October 1 after Russia agreed to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's demands that prices for gas, electricity and oil should be equal to Russian domestic prices.

Source: The Russian Journal

On Tuesday, Russian Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin held talks with his Belarusian counterpart Nikolai Korbut and the Chairman of the National Bank of Belarus, Petr Prokopovich. The introduction of the Russian ruble as the only le

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