The head of VTB Andrey Kostin said that the US sanctions are becoming cartoon character. He said this, speaking at the Eastern economic forum, reports “RIA Novosti”.
According to him, the extension of sanctions against the “daughters” of VTB is due to the elimination of the Bank of Moscow and creation on the basis of its assets of BM Bank. “Sanctions were imposed on the reorganized structure and are not a big surprise,” said Kostin.
“The fact that owned by VTB pool “the Seagull” hit the [sanctions list] is this a joke, who gives us once again make a little fun with this system”, — said Kostin, adding that he did not know what these sanctions “can be expressed”. “To prohibit the sale of tickets in dollars?” — said the head of VTB.
On the eve of the US Treasury expanded its sanctions against Russia. In the list of sectoral sanctions was a few dozen subsidiary companies of the Bank of Moscow (VTB group), Gazprombank and “Gazprom”. In the list of found and OAO “Chaika”, which owns the eponymous pool.
In April, the representative of the auction organizer, OOO BP the Project” Catherine Novak reported to RBC that the company “Perspektiva” became the winner of the auction for the purchase of 100% shares of OJSC “Seagull”.