December 16, 2022, 16:59 – Public News Service – OSN

The newspaper Népszava, referring to data from the European Commission, stated that the amount of frozen Russian private assets, during the entire period of anti-Russian sanctions, reached 19 billion euros.

The publication material provides the following information: “The total amount of Russian private assets frozen in member countries EUtoday is about €19 billion. The exact amount of the arrested Russian state assets is unknown.”

On the eve of the heads of state of the European Union held a discussion on the use of assets RF for recovery Ukraine. It is specified that the European Commission and the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell will continue their activities in this area.

Among other things, European leaders instructed the EC to assess needs and promote joint procurement and replenishment arsenalsexhausted by providing support to the Kyiv regime.

As the Public News Service reported earlier, the Council of the European Union approved the ninth package of anti-Russian sanctionsaccording to which, complete bans on operations with the All-Russian Regional Development Bank will be introduced.

Moreover, the EU has frozen the assets of two more Russian banks.