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Minsk wants to resolve the issue of Belgazprombank OJSC in the world

Minsk wants to resolve the issue of Belgazprombank OJSC in the world 

The National Bank of Belarus is ready, together with the Russian side, to decide on the further fate of Belgazprombank. As the head of the National Bank Pavel Kallaur said on the air of the ONT TV channel, he is awaiting proposals from the owners on the issue of updating the bank's board.



The National Bank introduced temporary administration at OJSC Belgazprombank. This happened after the Financial Investigation Department of the State Control Committee opened criminal cases against a number of employees, including members of the board of Belgazprombank.

“After certain discussions with the owner, we could jointly decide on the future of the bank,” said Kallaur. According to him, the introduction of temporary administration in the bank was a “forced measure.”

It was adopted, according to the head of the National Bank, after the “sensitive reaction” of Gazprombank and Gazprom, which are shareholders of Belgazprombank OJSC, to the first the decision of the Belarusian regulator (on the illegality of the appointment of the acting chairman of the board of the Belarusian bank Kirill Badei, note by TASS).

“Now the parties are thinking about how to proceed in this situation. We are waiting for proposals from the Russian side to update the board, ”Kallaur said.

Why Belgazprombank became the subject of the proceedings

Let us remind you that on June 11, the State Control Committee of Belarus announced that it was conducting a search in Belgazprombank. It was headed for almost 20 years by Viktor Babariko, who ran for the presidency in the upcoming elections.

The KGC Financial Investigation Department opened a criminal case under part 2 of article 243 (“Large-scale tax evasion”) and part 2 article 235 (“Legalization of proceeds from crime on an especially large scale”). Babariko and his son Eduard, who heads his father's election headquarters, were detained on June 18.

In total, more than 30 people were detained, including top managers of the bank. Babariko is accused of tax evasion, resulting in large-scale damage, money laundering, and also under the article “acceptance of valuables by an official as part of an organized group”. : ///

Record Minsk wants to resolve the issue of Belgazprombank OJSC for the first time TEKNOBLOG .

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