the Russians helped with the debt: the banks restructured loans worth about 330 billion rubles. About this newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing data of the Central Bank.

It’s nearly 2 percent of the retail loan portfolio of banks, which as of 1 April stood at 18.3 trillion rubles. Since the introduction of the vacation credit of the citizens they took almost 1.5 million applications for changes to the terms of the credit agreement.

the Law on credit holidays valid from the beginning of April. According to it, the Russians have the right to obtain a deferment of payments for up to six months. This measure adopted as part of the package help the economy on the background of the pandemic coronavirus.

Earlier it was reported that Russian banks may change the scheme of granting loans. According to experts, credit institutions may impose restrictions on short consumer loans without collateral, as it cannot verify the customer’s solvency. While this practice started only Credit Europe Bank: the there suspended the issuance of cash loans.