Ukraine launches criminal probe
into Russian bank
Ukraine has launched a criminal investigation into Russian bank Sberbank.
The enquiry relates to funding pro-Russian separatists, based on Ukraine’s operating Attorney-General.
Fourteen banks are under investigation for helping finance activists who’ve absorbed numerous structures in western Ukraine.
The country’s state security company had known an unnamed bank that moved 45 million hryvnia (around 2.7 million pounds) between March and April for financing militant organizations.
A criminal investigation has been launched by Ukraine against Russia’s largest bank Sberbank for facilitating funding of pro-Russian separatists, acting Attorney-General Oleh Makhnitsky said on Wednesday.
Makhnitsky said 14 banks were being investigated by the Attorney General’s office for helping fund separatists who’ve absorbed numerous structures in western Ukraine, but he didn’t state whether all of the inspections were legal.
“for instance, Sberbank Russia, and work is underway in that way, A criminal investigation continues to be released against… for financing terrorism,” Makhnitsky stated in a interview on Sixth Station tv.
On Tuesday, Ukraine’s state security company claimed an unnamed Russian bank moved 45 million hryvnia ($3.75 million) between March and April for that funding of militant groups