The head of the Central Bank of the Donetsk national Republic Irina Nikitina said on the last working day of the week on the completion of the test operation of the Republican payment system.
"Since July, the Bank had carried out the operation test of the Republican payment system. She successfully completed and the Bank has issued about 2 thousand Payment cards. The first payment card issued to employees of the Central Bank, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of economic development, Ministry of foreign Affairs and the staff of the office of the head of the DNR, " said Nikitin.
"Card was given to those who is in Donetsk. It was a test project. Determined for 9 of ATMs, the First payroll issued on a Card. Now will try to set permanent terminals in all branches of the Bank in order to receive a salary not only in the terminals. In the future, we plan the entire social sphere and public sector employees to transfer to the card project. It is planned before the end of the year ", - quotes Nikitin RIA " Novosti ". Recall, July 8 the Central Bank of the DPR reported the imminent launch its own online payment system With the installation of a Bank of terminals. A few days before the Central Bank of the DPR showed the layout of your own Bank cards for residents, reporting the production of 300 thousand Cards." The Bank staff is preparing the DTE and the ATM card to run the system. Ready about 380 more than 700 ATMs terminals", - has told the Deputy Director of the division of processing services and payment systems CRH Alex Grey. At the end of the second decade of November of last year, Kiev officially took responsibility for civilians caught up in " the area of the ATO ": presidential decrees ordered to evacuate all state institutions and to stop the maintenance of Bank accounts. In early winter, the Kyiv authorities have suspended budget payments, banking services and passenger travel by rail for part of their control of the Donbass. It was stated that after the decision of the National Bank of Ukraine on the blocking of the payment systems in supermarkets in Donetsk had stopped accepting payment by credit cards.