According to the Bank of Russia, the banknotes updated in phases depict all the sights of the Federal District from 2021-2025. website Regulator.
Modernization will affect banknotes in denominations of 10, 50, 100, 500, 1,000 and 5,000 rubles, and will include improved security and updated designs. Banknotes with the old design will also remain as legal tender.
According to Mikhail Alekseev, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia, RIA Novosti, The anti-counterfeiting structure of paper banknotes has not been improved in the past 10 years, so it is time to continue to modify it while updating its design to a more modern one. Therefore, in 2022, the circulation will increase to 100 rubles, 1000 rubles and 5000 rubles by 2023, 500 rubles by 2024, and 10 rubles and 50 rubles by 2025.
The Central Bank clarified that the images of Moscow and St. Petersburg will be kept on the banknotes of 50 and 100 rubles. In addition, images of attractions in the Northwest and Central Federal District will be preserved. Nizhny Novgorod will be displayed on 1,000 banknotes instead of Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg will be displayed on 5,000 banknotes instead of Khabarovsk. In 2024, Pyatigorsk will appear on the 500-ruble banknote instead of Arkhangelsk; in 2025, Pyatigorsk will appear on the 10-ruble banknote, and Novosibirsk will appear instead of Krasnoyarsk.
Social media users are particularly concerned about replacing Khabarovsk with Yekaterinburg, believing that this is due to protests that broke out in the Khabarovsk region after the arrest of the former governor of the region, Sergei Furgal.
Therefore, reporter Alexey Novoselov in his Telegram channel statement“To avenge Khabarovsk and support Fugar has reached the point of utter absurdity.” He wrote: “In the beginning, he was deprived of his status as the capital of the Federal District. Now, it has been deleted from the one-thousandth of the banknote. “The ancient world” when “a capricious czar launched an attack on the people of the entire city and decided to completely erase it.” “It was a big mistake to delete Khabarovsk from the 5000-ruble banknote”,- Commented The situation of Mikhail Tigdaryev, acting governor of the Khabarovsk region.
Vladimir Lysenko, head of the tourism department of the Yaroslavl region, also told the publication “climb”He did not see the logic of the Russian bank’s actions. “We will ask for information and try to find out why they decided that Nizhny Novgorod should be included in the one-thousandth bill. I hope to have the opportunity to speak, to have some public discussions, to vote. Of course, we can’t say that : “For us, this is one of the opportunities to enhance the city’s potential. We will do everything we can to keep Yaroslavl on the bill, and we have all the rights to do so. We will fight to the end. “
The press secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the central bank should not negotiate with the Kremlin when choosing a banknote design. “Considering temporary penalties is also absolutely wrong. Why [выбрали] In some cities, you need to ask the central bank, not us”,-to quote him Telegram Channel Broadcast “Mayak”.