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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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A rouble and a half, and interest in advance, if you like
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 seized my hat and, trying not to look at Apollon, who had been all day expecting his month's wages, but in his foolishness was unwilling to be the first to speak about it, I slipped between him and the door and, lumping into a high-class sledge, on which I spent my last half rouble, I drove up in grand style to the Hotel de Paris.
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.
Ru Group, Google, and Yandex extended their special offer - a bonus for entrepreneurs and small businesses of up to 120,000 roubles.
The creditworthiness of chemical companies would benefit the most from a weaker rouble, as at least 50% of their revenues are in US dollars, while their cost bases are mainly in roubles," said Denis Perevezentsev, a Moody's senior analyst.
We expect also a higher level of investment in Serbia from that country and we believe that taking out a loan in roubles is a good option that should be considered," Drcelic says.
On Wednesday it traded at 8,080 roubles per dollar compared to 8,350 at the start of the year.