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The Cypriot banks dust off some customer accounts one by one, especially the names related to the political and economic power of Russia and/or are included in the list of sanctions of the EU, the United Kingdom and the USA.

Banks study the sanctions list, which concerns or may concern Cyprus, and examine whether their clientele names have relationships with individuals and entities in Russia, in order to proceed with the procedures required or to continue to be performed. on alert.

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However, the governor of the Central Bank, Konstantinos Herodotou, who attended on Friday the broad meeting of the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiadis with ministers and officials, informed, according to information of “F”, the attendees that the clientele of the banks is monitoring due to the sanctions that have been submitted and there are currently no reasons for concern. Bank sources told “F” that very few accounts have been blocked, but in general the situation is not a cause for concern, they said.

Another 26 people and a legal entity have been added to the initial sanctions list in connection with their role in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The list includes oligarchs and businessmen involved in the oil, banking and financial sectors, as well as members of the Putin government, military officials, members of the Duma and “propagandists promoting anti-Ukrainian and anti-Ukrainian propaganda.” positive approach to the invasion of Ukraine “.

So far, restrictive measures have been imposed on 680 individuals and 53 legal entities in connection with Russia's actions in Ukraine.

As banking sources told “F”, until “the dust settles” for the Ukrainian, checks on bank accounts will continue to be thorough. Even in the case of shadowy individuals or companies, banks are ready to take the appropriate action provided for in the sanctions. The list of “sanctions” published by FT includes the following:

The assets of President Vladimir Putin in the EU, the US and the United Kingdom. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is subject to the freezing of assets of the EU, the United Kingdom and the United States. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Russian Security Service (FSB), and Valery Gerasimov, head of the Russian Armed Forces.

Members of the Russian parliament, the Russian Security Council and Belarusian officials are also subject to sanctions. The FT list also includes Kirill Shamalov, Russia's youngest billionaire and formerly married to Putin's daughter, Katarina.

Petr Fradkov, head of Promsvyazbank and son of the former head of Russia's foreign intelligence service. Denis Bortnikov, vice president of Russia's second largest lender VTB and son of the head of the FSB. Yury Slyusar, director of United Aircraft Corp., and Elena Georgieva, chairman of the board of Novikombank, a state-owned defense group of heterogeneous activities. Gennady Timchenko, Russia's sixth-richest oligarch, controls the private investment company Volga Group, which has interests in energy, transportation and construction.

According to the FT, Boris Rotenberg, a Russian oligarch who co-owns Russia's largest gas pipeline construction company SMP Group, as well as his nephew Igor Rotenberg, a majority shareholder in Gazprom Drilling, are also subject to sanctions. Also, Violetta and Lyubov Prigozhina, the mother and wife of Yevgeny Prigozhin, who according to the EU is responsible for sending Wagner Group mercenaries to Ukraine.

The list also includes Sergei Ivanov , a senior Russian official and politician who previously served in the KGB, and his son, Sergei, a managing director of the Russian state-owned diamond mining company Alrosa and a member of Gazprombank's board of directors. Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council of Russia, his son Andrei, former CEO of Gazprom Neft, oligarch Igor Setsin and his son Ivan, Deputy Chief of Staff of Rosneft.

Finally, top executives at state-owned banks: Alexander Vedyakhin (Sberbank), Andrey Puchkov and Yuriy Soloviev (VTB), as well as Soloviev's wife, Galina Olegovna Ulyutina.

Source: www.philenews.com

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