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Russia issues banknote dedicated to Crimea


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Russia issues banknote dedicated to Crimea

Russia has issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year.

It is a move that is certain to anger Kyiv, which says it wants the territory back.

The 100 ruble new note depicts a memorial to sunken ships in the port of Sevastopol, where Russia keeps it Black Sea Fleet.

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