A Swiss Bank has frozen Russian accounts for $ 5 billion. because of US sanctions

Швейцарский банк заморозил российские счета на 5 млрд долл. из-за санкций США

Swiss Bank Credit Suisse, one of the largest in the country, has frozen Russia-related bills totaling $ 5 billion. because of U.S. sanctions. About it reports Reuters.

“Credit Suisse is working with international regulators, wherever they worked, to enforce sanctions, including sanctions against Russia,” – said the press-Secretary of the Bank.

The names of the owners of the frozen accounts at the moment were not disclosed.

According to the Central Bank of Russia, over the last year, Swiss banks had handed over 6.2 billion dollars, that is 14% of the total withdrawal of the Russian Federation.

Earlier, the US imposed new sanctions against Russia from-for poisonings with scout Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. The first set of sanctions took effect today, August 22.

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