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2008-12-13 14:29:47

A Russian Central Bank official said Saturday the banking group will widen exchange rate parameters for the ruble in light of the poor economic conditions. First Deputy Chairman Alexei Ulyukayev said in an attempt to aid society and business in Russia, the Central Bank is widening the exchange rate of the country's main currency, RIA Novosti reported.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.