Photo: Press-service of the President of the Russian Federation, Russian President Vladimir Putin

The Russian President discussed with the oligarchs sanctions against Russian banks in Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin behind closed doors, held a meeting with members of Bureau of Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs, where they discussed the situation in Ukraine, reports the edition Prime.

According to the head of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov, discussed various topics, including the situation in Ukraine in General and, in particular, sanctions “dochek” Russian state-owned banks.

At the same time the cessation of work in Ukraine speech at the meeting did not go. In General, the further actions of the Russian business in Ukraine was not discussed, said Alekperov.

Answering the question, there was said at a closed meeting between Putin and business leaders about the termination of cooperation with Ukraine, the head of LUKOIL said that it was not.

“On the contrary, our President always calls for dialogue”, – said Alekperov.

The owner of NLMK Vladimir Lisin, also said that the meeting with Putin discussed the situation in Ukraine in connection with the new sanctions to “daughters” of state banks of Russia.

“Also, of course, discussed… No action will be. … What measures can be taken, not to fight with them if they are doing nonsense”, – he said.

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We will remind that on March 16 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko enacted NSDC decision to apply sanctions to banks with Russian capital (Sberbank, PJSC “Vs Bank”, joint-stock commercial industrial & investment Bank VTB Bank and BM Bank).

The sanctions include a ban withdraw capital above legal entities outside Ukraine in favor associated with them.

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