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200 Rubles, 1992

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Front: Vladimir Ilich Lenin (1870-1924), founder of the Russian Communist Party

Back: Kremlin

 

500 Rubles, 1992

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Front: Vladimir Ilich Lenin (1870-1924), founder of the Russian Communist Party

Back: Kremlin

 

5000 Rubles, 1992

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Front: St. Basil's Cathedral

Back: Kremlin

 

10000 Rubles, 1992

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Front: Kremlin

Back: Kremlin towers

 

1000 Rubles, 1993

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Front: Kremlin

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500,000 Rubles 1995 (1997)

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Front: Statue of Peter the Great; Port of Arkhangelsk

Back: Monastery on Solovetsky Island, Arkhangelsk

Solovetsky Monastery, founded in 1436 by the monk Zosima, was the greatest citadel of Christianity in the Russian North before being turned into a special Soviet prison and labor camp (1926-1939)

Courtesy Omer Yalcinkaya

 

Solovetsky Monastery

Solovetsky Monastery

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5 Rubles, 1997 (1998)

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Front: Monument of the Russian Millennium in Novgorod with the Cathedral of St. Sophia in the background

The Millennium of Russia is a famous bronze monument in the Novgorod Kremlin. It was erected in 1862 to celebrate the millennium of Rurik's arrival to Novgorod, an event traditionally taken as a starting point of Russian history.

Back: Old towered city wall

 

Monument of the Russian Millennium

Monument of the Russian Millennium

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10 Rubles, 1997 (1998)

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Front: Arch bridge over Yenisei River

The Yenisei River powers Russian heavy industry and carves picturesque vistas as it flows over 3000 miles from Mongolia through Siberia before emptying out into the Arctic Ocean.

Back: Hydroelecric dam

 

Arch bridge over Yenisei River

Arch bridge over Yenisei River

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50 Rubles, 1997 (1998)

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Front: Personification of River Neva on foot of Rostral Column; Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg

Back: Rostral Column; Naval Museum, St. Petersburg

Courtesy lakisi

 

Naval Museum

Naval Museum

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100 Rubles, 1997 (2004)

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Front: Apollo and chariot on Bolshoy Theater, Moscow

Back: Bolshoy Theater, Moscow

Courtesy lakisi

 

Bolshoy Theater

Bolshoy Theater

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500 Rubles, 1997 (1998)

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Front: Statue of Peter the Great (1672-1725), Emperor of Russia 1682-1725; Port of Arkhangelsk

Back: Monastery on Solovetsky Island, Arkhangelsk

Courtesy lakisi

 

Monastery on Solovetsky Island

Monastery on Solovetsky Island

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1000 Rubles, 1997 (2010)

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Front: Monument to Yaroslav the Wise; Chapel of Minin and Pozharsky, Yaroslavl'

Back: Church of St. John Predtecha (the Baptist) in Yaroslavl'

Courtesy lakisi

 

Church of St. John Predtecha

Church of St. John Predtecha

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5000 Rubles, 1997 (2006)

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Front: Statue of Nikolay Nikolayevich Muravyov (18098-1881) at Khabarovsk, Russian statesman and explore

Back: Bridge over Amur River, Khabarovsk

Courtesy yuri111

 

Bridge over Amur River

Bridge over Amur River

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Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Russian Federation 1992-2010
Russian Federation 2014-2017

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Russian, occupies the northern part of Asia and the far eastern part of Europe, was an empire before 1917. Became the central power of the Soviet Union 1922-92, and a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States since 1992. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Russia.

 

 

 

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