Russian banks cut off from SWIFT sanctions – media

Russian Tempbank disconnected from the international system for exchanging financial data SWIFT because of the sanctions entered against the top management of the credit institution. This was reported by the website “Russian spring”, but on SWIFT’s web site for such information yet.

According to the propaganda publication, the employees of the Bank appeared in the list of restrictive measures after steel to provide trading operations with Iran and Syria. In particular, Tempbank opened accounts to the Central Bank of Iran and several Syrian organizations.

Disable the Bank from SWIFT initiated the human rights organization “Association against the nuclear program of Iran” (UANI).


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We will remind, in April of this year, the Central Bank of Russia took a decision to impose a temporary administration in Temprance. The reasons for this decision was called a “precarious financial situation” of the organization and “a threat to interests of creditors and depositors”.

As you know, SWIFT is the society for worldwide interbank financial telecommunications. The day SWIFT network payment orders more than 6 trillion, it involved more than 10 thousand financial organizations in 210 countries. Earlier, Ukraine requested to disconnect Russian banks from SWIFT due to the annexation of Crimea.