The ex-President of the Bank “Globex” was arrested on suspicion of embezzlement

Arrested in Moscow Vitaly Vavilin is accused of embezzlement in especially large size. According to “Kommersant”, it is suspected that he made unjustified loan of €15 million, the company the brothers Ananiev

Vitaly Vavilin

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Basmanny court of Moscow satisfied the petition of the Main investigation Department of the Investigative Committee (SK) on the detention of the former President and Chairman of Board of Bank “GLOBEKS” Vitaly Vavilina, reports “Kommersant”. According to the publication, the banker charged with embezzlement in especially large size (part 4 of article 160 of the criminal code), under arrest and he will remain at least until 14 January 2019.

In a press-service of the Basmanny court of RBC confirmed the arrest of Vitaly Vavilina.

According to “Kommersant”, the investigation Committee opened a case against Vavilina in connection with the statement submitted by the representatives of the Bank “Globex”, which he left at the end of 2016. From the statement of the Bank should, before leaving the “Globex”, Vavilin lobbied for the grant of a loan of €15 million controlled by brothers Alexei and Dmitry Ananyev company “Group “Technoserv”. The Bank argued that the money was not returned.

“FC Opening” gave the Bank a bad debt assets of almost 440 billion rubles.

“FC Opening” gave the distressed and non-core assets 438 billion rubles in bad Bank debts. Among these requirements are the former owners of the Bank, Utair group of companies is Alexander Mamut, the bankrupt “Transaero” and SU-155

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JSC “Bank “Opening Special” on November 15, attached to the Bank “trust”, told RBC Chairman of the Board of “Trust” Alexander Sokolov. The balance of “special” Bank “FC Opening” moved its distressed and non-core assets 438 billion.

According to Sokolov, JSC “Bank opening of the Special” will last one day only for the disposition of non-core assets “FC Opening” and created on the basis of “Trust” Bank non-core assets (SUA).

“FC Opening” transferred the rights of claims on distressed and non-core assets by around 200 of its customers. “A significant part of these requirements — to the “Discovery Holding” (the former majority shareholder “FC Opening”. — RBC), the group of companies is Alexander Mamut, airlines Utair and “Transaero”, SU-155 [the bankrupt developer] and so on,” — said Sokolov. What are these requirements, head of “Trust” is not explained.

Experts reported about large-scale hackers ‘ attack on Russian banks

According to Group-IB, phishing emails disguised as official communications of the Central Bank, received on Thursday more than 50 Russian banks. In “Kaspersky Lab” called the sending part of a targeted attack hacker group The Silence

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Thursday, November 15, experts Group-IB company has recorded a mass mailing malicious emails sent by cyber criminals in several dozen Russian banks under the guise of official reports of the Central Bank.

“Letters with the theme “information of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation” offers to the recipient to read the ruling of the regulator “On the unification of the format of electronic Bank messages of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation” and to proceed immediately to the execution of the “order”, — stated in the message of Group-IB.

The company explained that the style and design of phishing emails was almost identical to the official communications of the Bank of Russia, however, was sent with a fake address of the controller.

Dim sum-placement: why “RusHydro” is offshore yuan

“RusHydro” became the first 2014 Russian Issuer to place bonds in offshore yuan. The company took 1.5 billion yuan under 6,125%. In Russia it was possible to take cheaper, but RusHydro overcharged for access to the Asian market

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Energy company “RusHydro” became the first Russian non-banking the borrower, which has issued “dim sum bonds” — Eurobonds denominated in offshore Chinese Renminbi (in circulation outside the Chinese mainland). As stated in the message of the company, the volume of placing of three-year Eurobonds amounted to 1.5 billion yuan (14.4 billion rubles), the rate of return — 6,125%.

Previously, Russian borrowers such Eurobonds were placed only banks — VTB, Gazprombank, Russian agricultural Bank and Bank “Russian standard” (six issues for a total of 6.75 billion yuan). The last location of the “dim sum bonds” held in the winter of 2014, the Issuer was Gazprombank. To date, they are all repaid.

Asian investors bought more than 82% of the Eurobonds ‘ issue of RusHydro, the Russian investors — 17% of the papers. The placement was organized by Gazprombank, JP Morgan and “VTB Capital”. The funds had 69% of the issue, banks bought 31%, said the head of debt capital markets “VTB Capital” Andrey Soloviev. He added that during the placement the volume of the order book at the height amounted to 2.5 billion yuan, so the benchmark yield was twice dropped from the original 6.25% to 6,125–6,15%, and then to the final 6,125%.

The media learned about the illegal delivery to Russia of Belgian pears at €240 million

Producers of pears in Belgium and the Netherlands in the last four years, has supplied its products to bypass the retaliatory sanctions imposed by Russian government

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Companies from Belgium and the Netherlands recent years continued to supply pears to Russia bypassing sanctions, according to broadcaster RTBF with reference to the survey, which was conducted by the newspaper De Volkskrant. According to preliminary estimates, every year they were sent to Russia about 70 thousand tons of fruit worth about €56 million.

The publication indicates that the producers of the Benelux trafficked pears to Russia through Belarus and Lithuania, presenting the certificates, which show that fruit grown outside the EU. The documents they get from corrupt health authorities in Africa.

The channel claims that the machinations of the Belgians and the Dutch are unable to sell in Russia about half of the volume that was there prior to the introduction of retaliatory sanctions.

The operator announced the stop of gas supply via the Nord stream

Due to a failure in the power supply on the morning of Saturday, November 17, was temporarily stopped pumping gas through the pipeline “Nord stream”. This was reported by the operator Gascade. The cause of the failure the company is not called

The end point of the pipeline “Nord stream” near Greifswald

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A failure in the power supply system led to stop flow of gas through the pipeline “Nord stream” on Saturday, November 17. About it reported in a press release the operator Gascade.

“At about 04:00 in the morning on gasolene station in Greifswald was stopped the supply of natural gas due to a failure in the power supply. Gascade has taken steps for resumption of transportation”, — said in a press release.

The accident occurred at 6:00 and about 13:00 Moscow time, the representative of the company told TASSthat the specialists will continue to work Troubleshooting. According to him, the system is already put into operation, but on the full restoration of supply would take some time.

The representative of the Rybolovlev said the words of the Prince on the sale of FC “Monaco”

Plans for the sale of the football club “Monaco” Dmitry Rybolovlev no, said his spokesman. Earlier, the Prince of Monaco albert II said that if the charges against Rybolovlev confirmed, the businessman should give up the club

Dmitry Rybolovlev (left) and the Prince of Monaco albert II on the match of the group stage of the UEFA Champions League

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Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is not going to sell the football club “Monaco”, said RBC representative of the businessman. Earlier, the Prince of Monaco albert II said that Rybolovlev, who was suspected of corruption and trading in influence, should give up leadership of the club if he is found guilty.

“As for FC, as Monaco, Dmitry Rybolovlev has no plans to sell the club and intends to continue to support its development, as it has always done, starting from the date of acquisition of the club in 2011,” — said the representative of the billionaire.

According to the representative, “while ongoing legal proceedings, Dmitry Rybolovlev does not intend in any way to comment on neither their course nor their situation in Monaco”.

The Prince of Monaco for the first time responded to the case Rybolovlev

According to Prince albert II, a businessman should abandon the football club, if he is found guilty. In Monaco Dmitry Rybolovlev was suspected of corruption and influence-peddling

Dmitry Rybolovlev (left) and Prince albert II (right)

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Prince of Monaco albert II in an interview with Mediapart said the situation around Russian businessman and owner of football club “Monaco” Dmitry Rybolovlev, who was suspected of corruption and trading in influence. The Prince believes that, if the fault of the businessman is proved, he should give up leadership of the club.

“We have to wait until the end of the investigation. If all this is proven, I think he needs to go [from the club],” said Prince albert II. “We must respect the presumption of innocence, unless he decides to end his presidency in Monaco, while we can’t rush”, he added.

Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev was arrested on 6 November in Monaco at the request of local prosecutors. As reported by French newspaper Le Monde, in his apartment in Monte Carlo searches were carried out. All actions were taken under investigation on suspicion of corruption and trading in influence, according to the publication.

Exchange without Rosneft: what will happen to the fuel market

“Rosneft” unilaterally stopped trading the fuel on the stock exchange on Friday, it led to higher prices for gasoline and diesel fuel. RBC found out what move the company faces market and Rosneft

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“Rosneft” for two days — 15 and 16 November — has stopped the sale of gasoline and diesel fuel on Sankt-Petersburg international commodity exchange, follows from the data of the auction.

On 16 November, the trading volume amounted to 72,783 tons Is 15% less than November 14, when “Rosneft” even participated in them. On 15 November due to the departure of “Rosneft” to exchange the volume of transactions fell by 19%, to 69,106 thousand tons of oil products.

On 16 November, prices for all types of fuel: gasoline AI-92 rose by 2.28% to 49,702 thousand rbl. for 1 t, AI-95 — by 1.5%, to 52,805 thousand rbl. for 1 t, and winter diesel — on 2,63%, to 55,892 thousand RUB per 1 ton.

The government will discuss an alternative to the export allowance, Railways

Despite the fact that FAS has approved an export premium to the RZD tariffs, the government next week will consider alternative proposals exporters. They suggested to raise a tariff on export, and domestic transportation

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In the government next week will consider proposals of exporters to solve the financial problems of the Railways is the introduction of the export allowance of 8% for freight rates from 2019, told RBC two sources familiar with the case. The representatives of the Vice-premiers Dmitry Kozak (in charge of the industry) and Maxim Akimov declined to comment.

Exporters initiated a discussion in the government of alternative export premium, although the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) Russia has approved her for all goods except petroleum products and aluminium.

Offers exporters the President of RSPP Alexander Shokhin, on 8 November wrote to the President of the government Dmitry Medvedev. They are listed in the minutes of the meeting of the RSPP, on the long-term program of development of Russian Railways until 2025, which is attached to the letter Shokhin (have RBC).