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US, UK, Europe, Canada to block Russian access to SWIFT: Report

The measures, which will also include restriction on the Russian central bank's international reserves, will be implemented in the coming days, the nations said in a joint statement

February 27, 2022 / 08:08 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin (Image: Reuters)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Image: Reuters)

The United States, Britain, Europe and Canada on Saturday moved to block Russia's access to the SWIFT international payment system as part of another round of sanctions against Moscow as it continues its assault against Ukraine.

The measures, which will also include restriction on the Russian central bank's international reserves, will be implemented in the coming days, the nations said in a joint statement.
Reuters
first published: Feb 27, 2022 08:08 am