Also, the U.S. Treasury Department did not allow JP Morgan Chase bank to process the last payment to Russia on bonds maturing in 2022 and 2024.

The U.S. Treasury Department will not allow any payments in dollars on the state debt of the Russian Federation from accounts owned by Russia in American financial institutions. This was reported by Reuters.

“Today is the deadline for Russia to make the next payment on debts,” the publication quotes the words of a representative of the American financial department. “Starting today, the U.S. Treasury will not allow any dollar payments on debt from the accounts of the Russian government in U.S. financial institutions,” the representative of the ministry said.

The agency also reported, citing a source that the U.S. Treasury did not allow the American bank JP Morgan Chase to process the last payment to Russia on bonds maturing in 2022 and 2024.

The U.S. Treasury has not yet responded to request for comment on this publication.