Ukraine will not abandon the Russian ruble

Украина не будет отказываться от российского рубля

The Russian ruble will remain in circulation in Ukraine

The NBU has no grounds to ban the Russian ruble.

Ukraine will not ban the circulation of the Russian ruble in the country. On Thursday, October 26, said the Deputy head of the National Bank of Ukraine Oleg Churiy, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“A few weeks ago, the NBU has forbidden the exchange offices of authorized banks to accept Russian rubles with the image of Ukrainian (occupied) territories…currently we have no plans to further ban circulation of cash Russian rubles in the territory of Ukraine”, – said Curi.

He also added that the circulation of the Russian rubles in Ukraine due to supply and demand.

“We do not forbid the treatment of any foreign currency, if it goes through banks or through exchange offices”, – said the Deputy head of the NBU.

We will remind, Belarus has refused the Russian ruble as a reserve currency.