Ex-ambassador of Ukraine Melnik withdrew the invitation to the Prime Minister of Saxony to visit Kyiv

globallookpress.com/Markus Heine/ZUMAPRESS.com Former Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk changed his decision on a possible visit of the Prime Minister of Saxony Michael Kretschmer to Kyiv. The diplomat wrote about this on Twitter. The head of the government of the German federal state earlier called for a freeze on hostilities in Ukraine. Kretschmer also noted … Read more

Russians withdrew $4.7 billion abroad in June – the maximum since the beginning of 2018

Citizens of the Russian Federation in June increased the amount of foreign currency deposits in foreign banks to 266.1 billion rubles, follows from the data (.xls) of the Central Bank (CB). In dollar terms, this is $4.7 billion (in June, the average dollar exchange rate was 57.2 rubles / $), which was the maximum since … Read more

The US Department of Commerce withdrew export privileges from Pobeda, Nordwind and S7

The US Department of Commerce has withdrawn export privileges from Russian airlines Pobeda, Nordwind Airlines and S7. This was reported by Reuters on June 24, citing a document. The agency explained this decision by violations of export controls imposed on Russia after the start of a special operation in Ukraine. The restrictions are valid for … Read more

Ukraine withdrew from another agreement within the CIS

Ukraine withdrew from another agreement within the CIS 06/15/2022 19:11 Ukrinform Ukraine withdrew from the agreement on the establishment of the Council of Chairmen of Supreme Arbitration, Economic, Economic and Other Courts to resolve cases on disputes in the economic sphere. This is discussed in decree President of Ukraine No. 410/2022, Ukrinform reports. The agreement … Read more

Central Bank: in the first quarter, Russians withdrew more from brokerage accounts than they deposited

In the first quarter of this year, the amount of funds withdrawn by Russians from brokerage accounts exceeded the amount of contributions. This is stated in the review of key indicators of professional participants in the securities market of the Bank of Russia. At the same time, most of the strategies (17 out of 30) … Read more

Too expensive for that kind of money // The Bank of Russia lowered the key rate more than expected

Thursday’s cut of the key rate by the Bank of Russia at an extraordinary meeting of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank was more than expected. The new rate is 11% per annum, while at the next regular meeting, which will be held on June 10, it will most likely be reduced again. … Read more

Equinor left Russia for Rosneft // Norwegian company withdrew from Russian assets

Norwegian Equinor, which has worked in Russia for over 30 years, has completed its exit from all assets in the country. The company had to write off $1 billion, as well as lose 1.6% of reserves and 1% of production. Equinor’s shares in the operators of the development of the Severo-Danilovskoye and Severo-Komsomolskoye fields, as … Read more

VTB withdrew from the capital of the St. Petersburg Exchange

VTB Bank transferred its stake (9.2%) in the St. Petersburg Exchange (SPB Exchange) and thus completely exited its capital. The share was transferred as a result of the transaction, which took place on May 20. The name of the buyer was not disclosed. The St. Petersburg Stock Exchange was founded in 1997. The main shareholder … Read more