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Ukraine: Explosion shakes Sberbank of Russia branch in Kiev00:57

Ukraine: Explosion shakes Sberbank of Russia branch in Kiev

Ukraine, Kiev
June 22, 2015 at 01:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

An explosion at a branch of Sberbank of Russia in Kiev's Poznyaky district went off in the early hours of Monday morning. The attack took place the same day that the Kiev government is due to pay $75 million (€65 million of its $3 billion (€2.6 billion) Eurobond debt to Russia.

Simultaneously another blast went off at a Sberbank branch in the city's Kurenyovka district. Police have cordoned off areas surrounding both banks, while the Interior Ministry announced that an investigation is currently underway.

Ukraine: Explosion shakes Sberbank of Russia branch in Kiev00:57
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An explosion at a branch of Sberbank of Russia in Kiev's Poznyaky district went off in the early hours of Monday morning. The attack took place the same day that the Kiev government is due to pay $75 million (€65 million of its $3 billion (€2.6 billion) Eurobond debt to Russia.

Simultaneously another blast went off at a Sberbank branch in the city's Kurenyovka district. Police have cordoned off areas surrounding both banks, while the Interior Ministry announced that an investigation is currently underway.

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