KIEV, April 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv has declared that earlier reports alleging that one of the Russian banks was financing supporters of the establishment of a federal system in Ukraine have not been confirmed, the bank chairman declared before a session of the Ukrainian Rada opened on Wednesday.
'"The reports have not been confirmed," local media agencies quoted him as saying.
On Tuesday, Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) opened a criminal case against an employee of one of the Russian banks. SBU press service claimed that the Russian bank had been financing supporters of the establishment of a federal system in the east of Ukraine.
However, the exact name of the Russian bank, which aroused suspicion in Ukraine, was not disclosed.