Title for Episode VIII of world’s famous saga ‘Star Wars’ revealedSociety & Culture January 23, 21:19
Russia’s chief negotiator: Astana format gives hope for new level in negotiating processRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 20:52
Astana talks focusing on mechanism of Syria ceasefire observance — oppositionWorld January 23, 20:23
Russia and Turkey hit Islamic State targets near al-Bab in Aleppo provinceWorld January 23, 20:06
Russia’s 4th Yasen-class submarine completes hydraulic testsMilitary & Defense January 23, 18:56
Arctic airport in search for investorsBusiness & Economy January 23, 18:50
Rosneft begins Arctic shelf’s seismological exploration from 2017Business & Economy January 23, 18:38
Tesla takes the lead in sales of electric cars in Russia in 2016Business & Economy January 23, 18:18
Politician says European-style reforms to degrade Ukraine’s economyWorld January 23, 18:16
MOSCOW, June 02. /ITAR-TASS/. The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has made another 10 Ukrainian banks leave the Russian Republic of Crimea over their non-fulfilment of liabilities to creditors and depositors, the mega-regulator stated.
Notably, the CBR decided to make Pivdenny Bank, Ukrgazbank, Kreshchatik, Ukrainian Innovation Bank, State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine, Finbank, Pivdencombank, Evrogazbank, Pireus Bank MKB and Brokbiznesbank quit the Russian republic.
Since late April, the CBR stated about the shutdown of Ukrainian bank offices in Crimea. On April 21, the regulator ruled to halt Crimea’s operation of 4 banks, namely the largest Ukrainian commercial bank Privatbank, Ukrainian Joint Stock Bank, Imexbank and Kievan Rus Bank, on May 13 another 6 banks, namely Terra Bank, Finrostbank, Finances and Credit Bank, commercial bank Financial Initiative, Aktsent-Bank, Avant-Bank, and another 9 banks, namely Oshchadbank, Marfin Bank, Ukrsotsbank, UkrSibbank, Delta Bank, City Commercial Bank, Forum Bank, Avtokrazbank, Platinum Bank, on May 26.
The CBR named among reasons for this campaign the non-fulfilment of liabilities to creditors and depositors under Article 7 of the April 2, 2014 federal law on functioning of the financial system in the Russian Republic of Crimea and the Russian Crimean federal city of Sevastopol in the transitional period.
Before Crimea’s accession to Russia, 77 banks had operated in the republic. Their total network numbered 1,087 offices and 11 affiliates. Meanwhile, 2 independent Crimean banks, namely Morskoy Bank and the Black Sea Bank of Development and Reconstruction had operated in the republic.
The Ukrainian National Bank banned Ukrainian banks from working in Crimea on May 6, and several lending organizations had left the region, including an affiliate of the largest Russian public savings banks Sberbank.