Ukrainians Want Raiffeisen Bankers Sanctioned

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: January 8, 2023; 23:38 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International is coming under pressure in Ukraine. RBI CEO Johann Strobl and another manager are on a list drawn up by Ukrainian authorities, according to which sanctions are recommended.

Vienna-based bank Raiffeisen International has been mired in controversy since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. / Picture: © Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Head of Raiffeisen Bank International, Strobl, and his fellow board member Gschwenter, who is responsible among other things for the group's IT and day-to-day operations, are on a sanctions list called "war and sanctions" under the heading "awaiting sanctions,"