Central Republican Bank of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic has released More than twenty thousand own payment cards, most of the pension, said the press service of the Central Bank of the DPR.
"Now the Central Republic Bank accelerated issuing of payment cards. Facilities and resources of the Bank sufficient to cover the needs of all its customers in the banking product. Currently, embossed More than twenty thousand payment cards, most of them - pension ", - is informed in the report of the Central Bank.
It is noted that the owners of the cards can withdraw money from ATMs and POS-terminals.
"in Donetsk work 17 ATMs of the Central Bank, in 40 branches of the Bank payment terminals. Currently they are completing testing of the draft merchant acquiring together with a network " 1st Republican supermarket ". In the near future the Bank plans to launch a test project for the implementation of cashless payments for goods using payment cards issued by the Bank, and POS-terminal equipment together with a network of supermarkets " Amstor ", "Auchan" and a number of social pharmacy ", - stressed in the Central Bank of the DPR.
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum of the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. The second of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments.
Kiev DND and LNR will not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the republics. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began about 7, 9 thousand people. The first of September in the Donbass started another ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed during the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine, held on August 26 in Minsk.