Western Union stops working in Russia

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Western Union financial services company will temporarily suspend its activities in Russia from March 24, 2022.

Unpaid transfers sent from Russia to other countries by March 24, 2022 will be available to receivers in other countries at any time. Refund in Russia will be available at any branch of Pochta Bank.

“If the sender in Russia decides to get a refund, it can be done in the office of our partners. Money transfers sent to Russia and not paid to the recipient by March 24, 2022 will be returned to the sender”, – says Western Union.

Western Union in Russia operates as the Western Union DP Vostok. The net profit of the credit institution for the six months of 2021 amounted to 817.5 million rubles.

A few days earlier, PayPal stopped working in Russia.