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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.
"So the three of us, with Zverkov for the fourth, twenty-one roubles, at the Hotel de Paris at five o'clock tomorrow," Simonov, who had been asked to make the arrangements, concluded finally.
"How twenty-one roubles?" 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 suppose you angered him somehow?" asked the prince, looking at the millionaire with considerable curiosity But though there may have been something remarkable in the fact that this man was heir to millions of roubles there was something about him which surprised and interested the prince more than that.
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!"
Give Parfen my compliments,' she says, 'and thank him very much!' 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.
The Rouble has been pressured for months by falling oil prices, dollar strength and broad risk aversion to Russian assets due to Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
The effects on the credit profiles of Moody's rated Russian corporates would be positive to neutral under the scenario of a sustained 10% drop in the rouble to around RUB 36.5 per US dollar from RUB 33.2 at the start of 2014, Moody's Investors Service said in a special comment on Wednesday.