The correspondent of the Latvian radio addressed Swedbank said they are a financial institution, and political issues do not concern them. In turn, the Bank Luminor noted that the bill is official and legally released into circulation, thus lending institution working with her "in the same way as any other bills".
Meanwhile, the Bank SEB said that he did not work with the Russian currency. "SEB Banka for some time does not support the exchange of the Russian currency, so the question for us is not relevant," — said the representative of the Bank Agnes Strazda.
Radio journalists also decided to find out what about the new Russian banknotes thinking in the exchange of currency. The General Director of a network of exchangers Marika Yuri Zhuravlev pointed out that as long as the banknote with the image of Sevastopol will be prohibited on the legislative level, they will take.
A more drastic stance on this issue from the Chairman of the Seimas Committee on foreign Affairs Ojārs-Eric Kalnins. He believes Russia's actions are a continuation of hybrid warfare and propaganda. Kalnins believes that the use of such banknotes is incorrect from the political point of view.