In the United States have linked the increase in cash from the Russians with Putins appeals

the Russians since the beginning of March took off through the ATMs and branches of banks 1 trillion rubles. This is more than in all of 2019, according to Bloomberg, citing data of the Central Bank.

the Increase in cash in circulation Agency based in USA, links with addresses of President Vladimir Putin to the nation. So, the surge of withdrawals from the accounts were recorded after the first treatment of the head of state on March 25. Then the President said that now 13% tax will be imposed on income from Bank deposits in the amount of more than a million rubles.

Another surge occurred after the second treatment of the President 2 April, when he declared the entire month off. “People were afraid that banks will close for the duration of the quarantine. They have reserved money for the same reason as other stored food,” — said the analyst of Raiffeisenbank Denis Poryvai.

Previously, the growth of cash reserves of the Russians, wrote the newspaper “Vedomosti”. In the CBA trend is explained by the conditions of “heightened uncertainty” and allowed the Russians to withdraw money from accounts, to be able to pay cash during the quarantine.