Category Archives: SWIFT

Kremlin: ‘sanctions spiral’ can lead to Russia losing access to SWIFT

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the SWIFT system may become part of a “sanctions spiral” against Russia, said the director of the Department of Economic Cooperation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Dmitry Birichevsky in an interview with RIA Novosti. He recalled that “there are threats,” especially from the United States, to disconnect Russia from the SWIFT system.

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Kremlin acknowledges Russia could be disconnected from SWIFT

The Kremlin does not rule out the possibility that Russia may be disconnected from the international system of interbank payments SWIFT, said the press secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, TASS reports. According to him, Russia is forced to consider “all possible threats” due to the situation in the world. “You can see that the sanctions aspirations of our

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Sentsov in Washington: Disconnect Russia from SWIFT

During a discussion in Washington, the Ukrainian filmmaker and former political prisoner of Russia Oleh Sentsov called for Russia to be disconnected from the SWIFT interbank communications system. In his opinion, this would be the most effective way to put pressure on the Kremlin, Ukrinform reports. When asked how the US could influence Russia, Sentsov said: “I have a very

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