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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Social networks with irony reacted to the announced Nabiullinoj design competition banknotes

The Central Bank officially announced the start of the national competition, which will be determined by the design of the new Russian banknotes are in denominations of 200 and 2,000 rubles. The new banknotes, as estimated, will be shown the most famous symbols of one or another Russian city.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Elvira Nabiullina

“Two notes — two cities, four symbols, symbolizing Russia: its history and culture, technical achievements, natural wealth,” reads the contest website.

The first stage of selection will be held from 28 June to 28 July. It will be compiled an extensive list of cities, territories, and symbols, pretending to decorate the new banknotes.

In the second phase (from 5 to 30 August) will conduct a public opinion survey, the results of which will determine the 10 most popular cities and territories, as well as 20 related characters.

During the final stage from September 5 to October 5, will be determined by two cities and four symbols.

The head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina said that the issue of new banknotes is not an additional issue. Also, according to her, the Central Bank does not intend to continue to make the banknote a row, reports “Interfax”.

In social networks, as is often the case, the news about the launch of the competition was ironic posts.

Saying CBR will now print only the even bills. Well, it’s basically symbolic…

— πεтϼович☀ I@Alpetrovich) 28 Jun 2016.

tass_agency And you can see a preview of the banknotes 10 000, 100 000 and 500 000 ???

— Nikolay Anisimov (@NikolyaWert65) 28 Jun 2016.

When I found out that there are bills 200 and 2000 rubles ?????

— Bysenkova13 (@VIkAaaaa3) 28 Jun 2016.

Banknotes of 1000 and 5000 rubles in Russia until 10 a.m. not valid because there is NO change.

— Anna Kazantseva (@uninibun) 27 June 2016.

The Bank of Russia will issue notes in denomination of 200 and 2000 rubles. pic.twitter.com/tSKvJvi4tj

— Valentin Ranshakov (@valenso) 28 Jun 2016.

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