Belarus knocks four zeroes off rubel

Belarus knocked four zeroes off the rubel at midnight on July 1 in a third currency redenomination since August 1994.

Lukashenka: Redenomination is serious political event

The upcoming currency redenomination is a serious political event, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Thursday in Minsk while meeting with Prime Minister Andrey Kabyakow and Pavel Kalaur, head of the National Bank of Belarus.

Lukashenka denies plans for rubel redenomination in near future

The Belarusian government is not going to change the denominations of the rubel in the near future, Alyaksandr Lukashenka told reporters while visiting Belkamunmash, a Minsk-based streetcar and trolleybus maker, on January 13.