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ROUBLE. The name of a coin. The rouble of Russia, as money of account, is deemed and taken at the custom-house, to be of the value of seventy-five cents. Act March 3, 1843.

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Give me four roubles for it, I shall redeem it, it was my father's.
I asked in some agitation, with a show of being offended; "if you count me it will not be twenty-one, but twenty-eight roubles.
I flushed crimson, as I did so I remembered that I had owed Simonov fifteen roubles for ages--which I had, indeed, never forgotten, though I had not paid it.
All I had was nine roubles, I had to give seven of that to my servant, Apollon, for his monthly wages.
I go there every year shooting, and your forest's worth a hundred and fifty roubles and acre paid down, while he's giving you sixty by installments.
Next morning my father happened to give me two government loan bonds to sell, worth nearly five thousand roubles each.
And his father," he added, for the prince's instruction, "and his father would have given a man a ticket to the other world for ten roubles any day--not to speak of ten thousand
Well, I meanwhile had borrowed twenty-five roubles from a friend, and off I went to Pskoff to my aunt's.
Our results for the first quarter of 2016 were affected by a decrease in average hydrocarbon prices and fluctuations of rouble exchange rates to the US dollar and euro," Lukoil said in a statement.
Abu Dhabi: Decline in Russian rouble will provide a chance for traders to increase their exports to the UAE, chairman of Russian Business Council said.
the rouble, as the currency slid again after having collapsed to
NNA - The rouble may have plunged 25 percent against the dollar so far this year, but some currency traders are betting on a further 10 percent drop in 2015 on the grounds that the currency is still expensive once trade and inflation are factored in.