SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Russian ruble becomes state currency in Crimea, informs press service of the Crimean Parliament.

Ukrainian hryvnia will also be official currency till January 1, 2016, according to article 48 of the Provisional Regulations. 

According to Parliament’s press service, Crimean Council of Ministers is to prepare a draft appeal to the Russian Federation to provide financial assistance to the Republic of Crimea, necessary for uninterrupted functioning of the budgetary system of Crimea.

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