Rebel Libyan central bank issues more Russian-printed notes

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One of the two rival central banks operating in civil war-torn Libya has greatly increased the number of banknotes it is issuing, according to local reports.

Security forces in Malta seized a large shipment of banknotes printed in Russia that were being shipped to the central bank operating in rebel-held territory, the Sunday Times of Malta reported on November 1. The notes were contained in two large shipping containers on a vessel which docked in Malta.

The news agency Reuters said it had ob

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