The press service of Netflix, where RBC turned, declined to comment.
Bank Tinkoff marked out on the main page of the site a message that financial transactions are carried out without restrictions. “Operations of individuals and legal entities are carried out without restrictions. We are in touch and guarantee the protection of our clients’ funds,” the statement said.
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The Tinkoff press service told vc.ru that “the problem with Netflix is on the side of the acquiring bank, which is included in the sanctions list.” “Alfa-Bank confirmed that the problem is in the “sanctioned” bank that is engaged in acquiring,” the portal notes.
Reports of problems with the passage of payments for the services of services began to arrive after the imposition of sanctions against Russian banks due to the Russian operation in Ukraine. The day before, on February 27, taxi and car sharing services Citymobil and Yandex.Go reported possible failures when making payments through Apple Pay and Google Pay.
The Central Bank warned that Apple Pay and Google Pay services would stop working with cards of banks that fell under sanctions blocking, in particular, VTB, Otkritie, Sovcombank, PSB and Novikombank.
The United States has included Sberbank, VTB, Sovcombank, Novikombank and Otkritie on the sanctions list. A few more banks were subject to funding restrictions. The list of banks sanctioned by the EU includes Alfa-Bank, Otkritie, Rossiya and Promsvyazbank.