The Russian ruble is the official currency of the Russian Federation. The official currency symbol; ₽ – р / коп – к. The ruble has been used in the Russian territories since the 14th century. The current Russian ruble was introduced in December 1991 and used at par with the Soviet ruble, which was replaced entirely in September 1993. In 1991, the State Bank introduced notes in denominations of 200, 500, and 1000 rubles, followed by a Russian Federation named notes of 5000 and 1000 rubles in 1992, 50,000 rubles in 1993, 10,000 and 500,000 rubles in 1995. In 1998, the Government redenominated the Russian and introduced new banknotes of 5 ₽, 10 ₽, 50 ₽, 100 ₽, and 500 ₽, followed by the 1,000 ₽ in 2001, 5,000 ₽ in 2006, 200 ₽ and 2,000 ₽ in 2017.
The 2000 Russian rubles note front design illustrates a view of the Russky Bridge located in Vladivostok, a cable-stayed bridge that connects the city sections of Russky Island and the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula across the East Bosphorus Strait, and a sketch of the Far Eastern Federal University building. The design is completed with a holographic sketch of the bridge and the Coat of Arms in the upper-right corner. The reverse of the note presents the Vostochny Cosmodrome (a Russian spaceport) located in Amur Oblast, and a sketch of the map of Siberia. The lettering of the note is presented in the Russian language. This note is part of the 2017 series, and its color is blue on a multicolor underprint.
Text: 2000, БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ, БАНЕ РОССИИ, ПОДДЕЛКА, БИЛЕТОВ, БАНКА РОССИИ ПРЕСЛЕДУЕТСЯ, ПО АКОНУ, ДВЕ ТЫСЯЧИ РУБЛЕЙ, 2017.