Russia to issue modified 500- and 5,000-ruble notes in 2012
Jul 12, 2011 07:08 AM Category: Central Asia
The Moscow News has run the above photo of Gennady Luntovsky, deputy chairman of Bank of Russia, holding a modified 5,000-ruble (US$177) note which has enhanced anti-counterfeiting features. According to this Russian-language post, the new 5,000-ruble notes are scheduled for introduction in 2012, along with upgraded 500-ruble notes.
Additional information and images are requested so that this report can be confirmed.