Congratulations to Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. This is the first time the coveted award has gone to a native of Belarus.
In honor of Alexievich, we are today featuring this set of seven colorful banknotes from the former Soviet republic.
The set comprises Belarus 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 Rublei and 50 Kapeek, most of which show animals. For wholesale information on this remarkable set, click here.