In the United States, they considered blocking Russia’s gold reserve – News of Yakutia

Text: URA. RU

YAKUTIA.INFO. US senators have proposed blocking Russia’s gold reserves in connection with a special operation in Ukraine. The Axios news portal informed about it. They want to block about $ 132 billion in gold equivalent. About it writes URA.RU with reference to Axios.

“Russia’s large gold reserves are one of the few remaining assets [президент РФ Владимир] Putin can use it to prevent a further decline in his country’s economy. By allowing these reserves, we can further isolate Russia from the global economy, “said one of the authors of the bill, a senator from Maine. angus king.

If the amendments are adopted, companies that carry out transactions in Russian gold and transport it from the reserves of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation will be subject to secondary sanctions. The restrictions will also affect those organizations that sell gold in the Russian Federation physically or electronically. According to one of the senators, the bill could be adopted this week.

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