Azov representatives are protesting near Sberbank on Volodymyrska Street in Kyiv. This was reported by 112 Ukraine TV channel correspondent.
Participants of the action brought concrete blocks and cement to the bank building and pouring water on it. This way they are symbolically "sealing" the bank. Roll-up doors of the bank are closed, all entrances were locked before the start of the protest.
Rally participants claim they are fighting against Russia’s influence in banking sphere of Ukraine, there are also people’s deputies present among them. Protesters used smoke bombs.
"The global aim of this action is to provide economic security of Ukraine. In this case we draw attention to "Sberbank of Russia", the flagship of economic occupation of Ukraine. We demand to withdraw the license of this bank, as 100% of the entity belongs to Russian government, not even private Russian capital. All the profits being gained by this subsidiary, the end beneficiary of which is not specified in Ukrainian register in violation of the law, are coming to the budget of the Russian Federation. And we know who is financing terrorists here," Oleh Petrenko, the people’s deputy taking part in the protest, has announced.
It is noteworthy that Donbas trade blockade HQ has demanded Cabinet of Ministers to urgently close all Sberbank departments in Ukraine within two weeks.