Russia

The Russian Ruble

The ruble is the currency that Russians use. In Russian, the word “ruble” is pronounced a lot like it is in English, but it has a soft /l/ at the end: рубль [rublʲ] (listen). The ruble is divided into 100 kopeks. A kopek (Russian: копе́йка [kɐˈpʲejkə] (listen) is pretty much worthless in modern times, much… Continue reading The Russian Ruble