The Council has adopted a decision on sanctions against Russian banks

The Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine has instructed the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) during the day to make proposals for sanctions against banking institutions in which the capital is the share of state banks in the Russian Federation. This was announced by the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov on the results of an emergency meeting of the Council.

“national Bank of Ukraine, the security Service of Ukraine is instructed to perform the activities of banking institutions of Ukraine, in whose capital there is a share of the state banks of the Russian Federation, and during the day to make the appropriate proposals, in particular regarding the introduction of sanctions against them,” said Secretary of the NSDC.

Earlier , the NBU has said that it is ready to impose sanctions “dochek” Russian banks in Ukraine after the corresponding decision of the NSDC.

We will remind, today the Sberbank of Russia in Ukraine has imposed restrictions on cash withdrawals limit is 30 thousand hryvnia per customer per day. Also the limit applies to the withdrawals of deposits. Sberbank is called temporary restrictions and explain the violation of the schedules of collection of branches and ATMs branch network. Earlier in Kiev activists walled office of Sberbank of Russia. Discontent led to the decision of the savings Bank working with customers “citizenship” of the so-called “DNR” and “LNR”.

As it became known on 7 March, Sberbank has agreed to serve customers with unrecognized by the international community and Ukraine “passports” so-called “DNR” and “LNR”.

In turn, the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov criticized the actions of the Russian Sberbank. He said that after that, the Bank can’t work in Ukraine and urged the NBU to impose sanctions.

As is known, the savings Bank of Ukraine operates as a subsidiary of the Russian financial institutions, but operates under the laws of Ukraine.