The national Bank of Belarus changed the management of the BGB, which belongs to the Russian “Gazprom” and Gazprombank. This is stated in the press release of the regulator.
Stated that the interim administration was introduced to protect the interests of depositors and creditors, and in order to prevent the deterioration of its financial condition.
On the investigation into the activities of Belgazprombank became known after Victor Babariko, who led the credit organization for 20 years, decided to participate in presidential elections. He is not listed as a suspect, however, the press Secretary of the President of Belarus Natalia Eismont says that the detainees give a confession, including the former head.
The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko claims that Babariko went to the polls at the moment when he learned about the investigation. In turn, the opposition candidate calls the criminal case of raider seizure of the Bank by the state and considers it as political persecution. He called to sweep away the remnants of the old regime, as the current government is willing to use any means to prevent fair elections.
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