OKX and Bybit remove sanctioned Russian banks from P2P platforms


Russian users of the P2P service of the OKX cryptocurrency exchange noticed that Sberbank, Alfa and Tinkoff banks became unavailable as payment methods.

Now those who want to buy or sell cryptocurrency for rubles can use a bank transfer, Post Bank, PSB, Raiffeisenbank, Russian Standard, Unicredit cards, as well as a quick transfer system (SBP).

In addition, there are Payeer, Paysera, Revolut, Skrill, WebMoney, Wise, Qiwi, YuMoney and others services.

The disappearance of Sberbank and Tinkoff was also reported by users of the Bybit exchange. Although these banks remained in the drop-down list of payment methods, transactions for them are not carried out.

Data: Bybit.

According to the Telegram channel Satoshkin, for Sberbank, traders use Russian Standard Bank, while for Tinkoff, the bank is not clearly defined – it is either Post Bank or Raiffeisen.

The administrations of the trading platforms have not yet commented on the situation.

Earlier, the Binance exchange banned citizens of the Russian Federation from conducting transactions through its P2P platform with any currencies other than the ruble.

Later, the platform clarified that other currencies are also available for residents outside the Russian Federation, with the exception of RUB, EUR, USD and UAH.

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