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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Dollar Limits Mooted

MOSCOW -- The Cabinet is certain to limit the use of U.S. dollars in Russia, Sverdlovsk region Governor Eduard Rossel said Tuesday.

"People with knowledge and common sense realize that the country cannot be using two currencies at the same time," he said at a news conference.

Rossel said that he had raised the matter with Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, adding that Central Bank chairman Viktor Gerashchenko supported limiting the use of the greenback on Russian territory.