Moldovagaz launched a procedure for disconnecting debtors from the network

The company “Moldovgaz” began to turn off debtors throughout the country, the press service of the gas company reported. As of August 25 this year, the debt amounted to 55.872 million lei (2.8 million dollars), of which 19.254 million lei (almost 1 million dollars) are registered with non-household users. The company began to turn them … Read more

Entrepreneur Kaspersky announced the risk of disconnecting all smartphones in Russia

She added that turning off smartphones would cause inconvenience to the Russians, but it would not be able to completely destroy the country’s infrastructure. In most cases, it will be possible to find a replacement for gadgets, for example, use mail on a laptop or return to a push-button telephone, the entrepreneur concluded. .

Vestnik GLONASS warned of the difficulties of disconnecting Russia from GPS

Global Look Press/Michael Weber It is possible to disconnect Russia from the GPS navigation system, but it will be technically difficult. This opinion was expressed by Konstantin Kreydenko, editor-in-chief of the GLONASS Bulletin, in an interview with RIA Novosti. The Russian satellite constellation GLONASS has 24 devices that fly in three orbits. The US has … Read more

Turkish exporters: disconnecting Russian banks from SWIFT will help trade in national currencies

Federal news agency The disconnection of a number of Russian banks from the SWIFT international payment system may facilitate trade in national currencies between Turkey and Russia, the Turkish Exporters Union (TIM) said. Disconnection from SWIFT will not affect the supply of agricultural products in Russia, the Union of Exporters of Turkey said TASS. But … Read more

The European Union will consider the option of disconnecting seven Russian banks from SWIFT

The European Union is discussing the disconnection of seven Russian banks from the SWIFT interbank payment system. This was reported by Bloomberg on March 1, citing a draft proposal. Banks that may be disconnected from the system include VTB, Rossiya, Otkritie, Novikombank, Promsvyazbank, Sovcombank and VEB.RF. It is noted that Sberbank and Gazprombank were not … Read more

RBC: Mastercard notified banks that fell under sanctions about disconnecting from the system from February 26

Mastercard disconnects sanctioned banks from the system from February 26. Cards from VTB, Otkritie, Sovcombank, Promsvyazbank and Novikombank will stop working abroad, but they can be used inside Russia. Cards may also not be available for Apple Pay and Google Pay transactions. This was reported by RBC with reference to sources within banks. According to … Read more

The administration of the President of France announced successful discussions on disconnecting Russia from SWIFT

Active discussions are underway to disconnect Russia from the SWIFT system of interbank payments and information exchange, the French presidential administration said. Those discussions, an administration official said, “are close to a successful conclusion.” The official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said no EU member state is blocking Russia’s exclusion from the … Read more

The Elysee Palace said they are discussing the issue of disconnecting Russia from SWIFT

Restrictions against the Russian Federation through the restriction of the use of SWIFT are still under discussion, the French government said. Now possible sanctions against Russia are being “discussed”, which could limit Moscow’s access to the international payment system. The relevant data was shared by the French authorities. At the same time, Reuters previously reported … Read more

The White House commented on the possibility of disconnecting Russia from the SWIFT system

The United States does not rule out that Russia could be disconnected from the SWIFT international interbank system in the event of an “invasion” of Ukraine. This was stated by the representative of the National Security Council of the White House. “No option is ruled out. We continue to consult very closely with our European … Read more