Currency round-up: Ukraine issues war anniversary note

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Andriy Pyshnyy with banknote
Andriy Pyshnyy
Photo: NBU

Ukraine: The National Bank of Ukraine began circulating a commemorative 20 hryvnia ($0.54) banknote on February 23, to mark the first anniversary of the Russian invasion. The central bank will issue 300,000 pieces of the note.

The front of the note features three Ukrainian soldiers raising the national flag, and also features the banners of some of Ukraine’s allies. It includes a short text explaining Russian aggression towards Ukraine since 2014, and defining the conflict as “a war for a

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