Putin: Trump as president realizes quickly level of responsibilityRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 13:46
Putin: attempts for uni-polar world fail, balance in the world restoresRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 13:44
Bild: Eurovision 2017 may take place in MoscowSociety & Culture December 04, 10:45
Presidential election in Uzbekistan is validWorld December 04, 10:43
Russian Reconciliation center delivers over 150 tonnes of humanitarian cargo to AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 7:46
Rally dedicated to Fidel Castro ends in Santiago de CubaWorld December 04, 6:43
Raul Castro says no streets will be named after FidelWorld December 04, 5:38
Cuban TV host says Fidel Castro admired Russian peopleWorld December 04, 5:17
Voting gets underway in Uzbekistan to elect new presidentWorld December 04, 4:41
MOSCOW, November 28 (Itar-Tass) — About half of Ukrainian banks are on the verge of bankruptcy, their accounts are frozen and payments on deposits and salary cards are suspended, the Russian News Service radio station said.
“Financial analysts say the problem of the crisis is rooted not in the dollar’s growth, but in the obligations to pay higher interest on annual deposits,” the radio station said.
According to the newscast banks had offered deposits at interest rates ranging 22 percent to 26 percent, but by the due date they had failed to raise the necessary amount of cash. Ukrainian banks do not rule out that some of them may be subjected to sanctions, while others may get refinancing.
The families of civilian seafarers in Sevastopol, who get paid in dollars, have found themselves in the worst position.
“The banks do not have the hard currency, and the families refuse to accept hryvnias,” the Russian news service said.