Paintings by Chagall, Russian 16th century icons to be on display at art fair in BrusselsSociety & Culture January 16, 21:50
Russia calls to probe into attack on Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Kiev — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 16, 21:25
Russia, US start restoring business ties — ombudsmanBusiness & Economy January 16, 21:21
Figure skating pairs competition excluded from schedule of 2017 Winter UniversiadeSport January 16, 20:34
DPR top diplomat blames Kiev for dodging discussion of Steinmeier formula implementationWorld January 16, 20:14
IMF maintains forecast for global economy growth in 2017 at 3.4%Business & Economy January 16, 19:45
Six more settlements join Syria ceasefire regime — Defense MinistryWorld January 16, 19:22
Foreign Ministry: Washington initiating new arms race in EuropeRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 16, 19:15
Diplomat says anti-terror efforts must not be hostage to political ambitionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 16, 19:08
MOSCOW, May 12. /ITAR-TASS/. The hryvnia (Ukraine's national currency) will be put out of circulation on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and a city of federal importance Sevastopol, since June 1, 2014, State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkn told journalists.
On May 14, the State Duma will discuss a bill at second reading which amends the law "On the accession of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, a city of federal importance, to Russia," the Duma speaker said.
The bill amended by second reading envisages that the term of the hryvnia's circulation on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol has been shortened to expire on June 1, 2014. The amended bill also envisages that documents of the Central Bank of Russia are obligatory to be complied on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Naryshkin said.
He reminded that the bill edited at first reading had changed the election date to the legislature of Crimea and Sevastopol into the second Sunday in September, i.e. into September 14, the speaker said.