Aksenov: US sanctions will not affect Russian banks in Crimea

Aksenov: US sanctions will not affect Russian banks in Crimea


Earlier, the United States expanded sanctions list against Russia. Among other Russian companies in the list came a number of banks with offices in Crimea.

SIMFEROPOL, 25 Dec. US sanctions against Russian financial institutions with offices in the Crimea, does not harm their customers, says the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov.

On Tuesday, the US extended sanctions list against Russia. Among other Russian companies in the list came a number of banks with offices in the Crimea, including the Krasnodar regional investment Bank, Bank “Tver”, GenBank, Sevastopol marine Bank.

“The sanctions have had no impact. “GenBank” — Russian Bank branches abroad has no substantive activities on the territory of the Crimea”, — said Aksenov.

He explained that the wait for the easing of sanctions is no need to live, relying only on themselves. Aksenov has not commented on the situation around Crimea worked in Krasnodar Krayinvestbank’, which offers services using payment systems Visa and MasterCard.

Measures to prevent the bankruptcy of Krasnodar Krayinvestbank ‘ caught Tuesday in the sanctions list of the United States, as the investor will be delivered Crimean PJSC “RNCB” Bank, said on Friday the regulator. The participation plan provides for the granting of the DIA for the credit of the Bank of Russia financial assistance “Krayinvestbank” in the amount sufficient for the formation of necessary conditions for financial rehabilitation of the Bank and restore its strong financial position.

Moscow “GenBank” began to work in the Crimea last spring, after the reunification of the region with Russia. He has an extensive network of offices all over the Peninsula, and second only to Russian national commercial Bank (RNCB). The government of Crimea and Sevastopol August 12 received free of charge 25% of the shares of “GenBank”, the agreement was signed between the heads of regions and representatives of the Bank and its owners.

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