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Russia won’t be cut off from international bank transfer services

Financial messaging system SWIFT will not ban Russia despite sanctions and is staying politically neutral, according to its CEO, Gottfried Leibbrandt, as quoted by Russian media. Leibbrandt is in Moscow, and has again stressed that SWIFT remains politically unbiased, according to reports by RBC, Vedomosti and other Russian business media. Read more The potential exclusion of Russia from SWIFT worried ...

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Strategic Russian firm dumps SWIFT in favor of domestic bank transfer alternative

Russian state tech giant Rostec will use Russia’s analogue of SWIFT interbank cash transfer services, the company said in a press release. Read more The tech firm will connect to the Russian system for transfer of financial messages (SPFS) to make its payments safer. “The digital infrastructure will help to exchange data in encrypted mode, which reduces the risk of ...

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SWIFT shutdown: Russia ready with own alternative to international bank transfer system

Global oil giant Rosneft has prepared itself for shutdown of SWIFT interbank cash transfer services, should Russia be shut out of the system as part of Western sanctions. A Russian equivalent of SWIFT was tested by Rosneft in December, Gazprombank Vice-President Andrey Korolyov told TASS news agency. It is the first time that the Russian SWIFT analogue has been used ...

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Turkish football club completes world’s first bitcoin transfer

Turkish amateur football club Harunustaspor has completed the first ever transfer funded by cryptocurrency by paying a player in bitcoin. The club forked out the equivalent of 2,000 Turkish lira in bitcoin (0.0534 bitcoin), in addition to paying 2,500 Turkish lira (US$ 666) to player Omer Faruk Kiroglu, 22, to secure his services. Club chairman Haldun Sehit told Turkey’s state-run ...

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Hammer & Sickle: Fedor Smolov – an inside look at West Ham’s Russian transfer target

With strong rumors circulating that FC Krasnodar striker Fedor Smolov is set to make a £15 million ($ 20 million) switch to Premier League side West Ham United, RT Sport gives you the lowdown on the Russian target man. Fedor Mikhaylovich Smolov currently plays his club football for FC Krasnodar, located in the Southern Russian resort town of the same ...

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Anti-nuclear activists slam N.Y. for decommission funds transfer

ALBANY — Anti-nuclear activists are blasting the state for agreeing to turn over about $ 1.5 billion it held in nuclear plant decommissioning funds to two energy companies. The New York Power Authority agreed to transfer the $ 683.8 million decommission fund for the Indian Point nuclear plant to Entergy, which recently reached agreement with the state to shut down ...

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Cops find woman’s body parts at Bronx waste transfer station

A woman’s torso and leg were found at a waste transfer station in the Bronx early Tuesday, officials said. Cops responded to a 911 call about the grisly discovery at about 4:42 a.m. at the Metropolitan Transfer Station at 287 Halleck St. in Hunts Point. Police were not immediately able to identify the remains. The city Medical Examiner will determine ...

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