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In 2015, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, tourists from Russia spent 35 billion USD during holidays abroad, about 30% less than in 2014. Russians are on the sixth place in the world on this indicator. In 1990-2015, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, the area of vineyards in the country decreased from 212.2 to 85.1 thousand hectares, the grape harvest decreased from 922.8 to 457.2 thousand tons. In the first quarter of 2016, wine prices rose by 10-15%. April 28, 2016, the first historic launch of the space rocket was carried out from the new Russian cosmodrome "Vostochny" located in the Amur region in the Far East. The carrier rocket "Soyuz 2.1a" successfully launched three satellites into orbit. In 2015, according to the World Tourism Organization, Russia was in 10th place in the ranking of the most visited countries - 31.6 million foreigners visited the country (6.2% more than in 2014). The low exchange rate made traveling in Russia much more affordable for foreigners. In 2017, the Central Bank of Russia will release into circulation banknotes in denomination of 200 rubles and 2,000 rubles to simplify payments for goods and services. Today, Russia has the following banknotes: 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000 rubles. More notes from Russia »
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