Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+2 to +12
Capital City:Moscow
Largest City:Moscow
Currency:Russian Ruble = 100 kopeks
Currency Code:RUB
Banknote Denominations:5 (rare) / 10 (rare) / 50 / 100 / 500 / 1,000 / 5,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:100
Additional Information:The 5 ruble note & 10 ruble note have been replaced by coins but are still legal tender

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Russia travel advice 11:46am, 19 June 2018: Latest update: Entry requirements section (Travelling between Russia and Belarus) – updated information for the FIFA World Cup  

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 26 minutes ago)