2.This mock bill, called "the Sacral NewRuble," plays on Vladimir Putin's project of recreating "New Russia" through his meddling in east Ukraine. His regime has been hit with several rounds of U.S. and EU sanctions over Ukraine.
3.Get your "I believe in the ruble" T-shirt.
4.The ruble remains useful as toilet paper.
5.Here's a euro mock-up with Putin, citing a previously high exchange rate with the euro last week, which has since shot up to 81 rubles. The Cyrillic writing says, "The euro is ours," a play on a popular Russian saying that goes "Crimea is ours."
6.The dollar is also "ours."
7.This one makes fun of Putin's recent claim that the ruble "just lost a little bit of value."
8.Here's a pic of the old exchange rate in front of a huge banner reading, "Our choice is Vladimir Putin."
9.Watching a shooting ruble, the euro says to the dollar: "Did you manage to make a wish?"
10.No explanation needed.
13.These designs riff on the ruble symbol.
14.A site called zenrus has popped up, showing calming pictures and playing soothing music as you watch the ruble dive.
15.As the ruble continues to plunge (the numbers below represent the dollar rate, the euro rate, and the dollar cost of a barrel of oil), the designers at zenrus have been getting more... creative.