The Central Bank of Russia fixed, effective June 26, 2003, the following rates of exchange of foreign currencies to the rouble of the Russian Federation:
1 Australian dollar 20.1312 roubles 1 British pound sterling 50.4734 roubles 1,000 Belarussian roubles 14.6827 roubles 10 Danish krone 47.0170 roubles 1 US dollar 30.3180 roubles 1 EURO 34.9142 roubles 100 Icelandic krones 39.8083 roubles 100 Kazakh tenge 20.4280 roubles 1 Canadian dollar 22.3140 roubles 10 Norwegian krones 42.6354 roubles 1 unit of conditional
drawing rights 42.8099 roubles 1 Singapore dollar 17.4342 roubles 1,000,000 Turkish liras 21.0542 roubles 10 Ukrainian hryvnias 56.4339 roubles 10 Swedish kronas 38.1263 roubles 1 Swiss franc 22.8023 roubles 100 Japanese yen 25.7740 roubles
The foreign currency exchange rates to the rouble of the Russian Federation are fixed for the purposes of accounting and customs duty payments and entail no obligation on the part of the Bank of Russia to buy or sell the currencies according to the above rates.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge