Western Union has restricted transfers from Russia abroad

Western Union ограничила переводы из России за границу

Payment system Western Union has restricted the volume of remittances from Russia one client in one country at the level of 600 thousand rubles per month. This is stated in the FAQ on the website of the company.

Under the new rules, from Russia abroad one client can only send 600 thousand rubles per month. While no changes are limits for transfers in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Vietnam. From 16 April, for these countries the limit is 100 thousand rubles per month per sender.

In determining the maximum amount takes into account all the translations regardless of the currency or method of shipment. To account limit the money transfers in USD are translated into Russian rubles at the exchange rate of Western Union.