The publication summarizes the impact of the sanctions on the alternative payment system.
Bloomberg analysts have come to the conclusion that against the background of the termination of the service of the Russian payment system “Mir” in 6 of the 9 countries in which it operated, the system crashed.
According to experts, Russia did not introduce its alternative to the American Visa and the European Mastercard due to banks' refusal to support it against the backdrop of anti-Russian economic sanctions.
Such financial isolation and threats against friendly credit institutions from "unfriendly" country, led to the refusal to serve the “world”; .
Bloomberg sources reported that, at the moment, the Central Bank is looking for an alternative.
Viktor Dostov, President of the Russian Association of Market Players electronic money and money transfers, quoted by “Kommersant& #8221;, explained what caused the refusal of credit organizations.
According to him, the fear of the authorities of secondary sanctions outweighs the attractiveness of commission income.
< p>As a result, Russians abroad are forced to use “partial solutions”, because both “Mir” and foreign Visa and Mastercard are also inaccessible to them.
Earlier, Topnews wrote that since the end of September, banks in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Vietnam and Armenia have suspended their activities with Russian Mir cards.
In addition, the payment system does not work in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan. Sri Lanka did not start working with Mir at the negotiation stage.