Russian public to vote on new banknote designs


The Russian public have been invited to nominate landmarks to appear on the new 200 and 2,000 ruble banknotes, while the final selections will also be determined by popular vote.

Neither denomination has been issued in Russia before – although a 200 ruble note was briefly issued across the Soviet Union before it was dissolved.

Members of the general public can nominate cities, and particular landmarks or symbols from those cities, to appear on the notes. They will enter into circulation by the

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