, According to an article on Sports NDTV dated 22 January 2013, the Bank of Russia has announced that it will start printing 100-ruble (US$3.30) banknotes in March to commemorate the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, 7-23 February 2014. The new note features a blue color scheme, vertical orientation,Read More…

, 500 rubles (US$16.65), 2010. Introduced 6 September 2011. Like P271 but with the following changes: The color and styling of the front and back of the partially modified. Dated 2010 at bottom left front. Embedded security fibers in paper. Wide windowed security thread. Tactile elements for the sight impaired.Read More…

The Moscow News has run the above photo of Gennady Luntovsky, deputy chairman of Bank of Russia, holding a modified 5,000-ruble (US$177) note which has enhanced anti-counterfeiting features. According to this Russian-language post, the new 5,000-ruble notes are scheduled for introduction in 2012, along with upgraded 500-ruble notes.Read More…

, On 10 August 2010, Bank of Russia issued a new 1,000-ruble (US$33.20) note with improved security features, including a translucent band, OVI bank logo, SPARK patch with bear on shield, rainbow moire pattern, electrotype 1000 watermark, solid security thread with demetalized 1000, microperf, intaglio printing, microprinting, and a slightlyRead More…