Instead, the ruble has weakened significantly against the dollar in recent weeks.
When money leaves, turning rubles into dollars, Euros, and everything else, that puts pressure on the ruble.
After four years of college in another Midwestern state (Ohio) ruble says obesity is not a debate but a fact.
unit of the Russian monetary system, 1550s, via French rouble, from Russian rubl', perhaps from Old Russian rubiti "to chop, cut, hew," so called because the original metallic currency of Russia (14c.) consisted of silver bars, from which the necessary amount was cut off; from Proto-Slavic *rub-, from PIE root *reub-, *reup- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)).