The end 15.08: the Crimea without a Visa and dollar record

Итоги 15.08: Крым без Visa и долларовый рекорд

The last Bank in Crimea stopped the production of Visa cards and MasterCard; the dollar soared on the backdrop of the fall of the Lira: Корреспондент.net presents the main events of yesterday.

At the Academy of Kabul, the attack occurred

In the West, the capital of Afghanistan, an explosion occurred, which killed at least 48 people, 67 were injured. Most of the victims of the suicide bomber − students.

On world markets the dollar rose to a year high

The dollar or world markets rose to a year high against the weakening of the Turkish Lira.

Wednesday, August 15, the us currency against a basket of six major currencies, rose to 96,86.

Genoa suffered two Ukrainians

As a result of the collapse of the bridge in the Italian city of Genoa suffered two Ukrainians. Consulate of Ukraine in Milan was informed that they are in the hospital San Martin.

Miners in three mines in the Donbass went on strike

Miners in three mines of the state enterprise Mirrorball in the Donetsk region have stopped work because of wage arrears.

In the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine said that the wage arrears to miners this state enterprise is 71 million hryvnia, and the total debt at state-owned mines, Ukraine − 880 million.

In the Crimea ceased to issue Visa and MasterCard cards

One of the largest banks in the Crimea GenBank ceased production of Visa and MasterCard due to Western sanctions.

Now all the banks in the annexed Peninsula switched to the Russian payment system in the World.

Корреспондент.net versed in the details of the situation.

Turkey has sharply increased the duty on goods from USA

Turkey sharply raised duties on some American goods. The corresponding decree was signed by the President of the country Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Fees from American alcohol increased by 140%, with car − 120%. Also increased fees for food, cosmetics and other products.

Died Eduard Uspensky

Soviet and Russian children’s writer Eduard Uspensky died in the night on August 15 at the age of 80 after a long battle with cancer.

Корреспондент.net recalled memorable assumption.

Russia did not accept the petition of the mother whales for pardon

The Commission concerning pardon in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district of the Russian Federation received two petitions for clemency of the prisoner Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, but they were not taken into consideration.

In a press-service of the Governor of the district said that the clemency petition should be written personally Sentsov, therefore the requests of his mother and the Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea Clement was not accepted.

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