Russian Ruble declared DPR’s official currency

3 September 2015 16:30

September 3, 2015. – It is now legally binding for prices, tariffs and social payments in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic to be in rubles.

According to Yekaterina Matuschenko, DPR’s ‘Finance Minister’, a decree to this effect, passed by the DPR’s Council of Ministers, became effective on September 1, 2015.

Matuschenko said that the Ruble now accounts for 92% in the DPR’s budget, while the Hryvna accounts for 8%.

The Ruble, Hryvna and Dollar are currently being accepted as legal tender in the DPR.