Genbank, the only bank in the Crimea making release of cards of the Visa and MasterCard systems has completely passed to Mir payment service provider.
On August 14, 2018 process of replacement of cash cards of the Visa and MasterCard payment service providers emitted by JSC Genbank on cards of the payment service provider Mir has ended. Cards of the Visa and MasterCard systems emitted Genbank according to which replacement isn't made since August 14 aren't served.
The Visa and MasterCard cards released by other Russian banks which haven't come into the Crimea because of sanctions continue to be served in Genbank ATMs.
Genbank was the only bank in the Crimea making release of cards of the Visa and MasterCard systems on the peninsula which has fallen under sanctions after reunion with Russia.
Genbank is created in 1993 (earlier - MN Bank). Since 2015 for 50% belongs to the authorities of the Crimea and Sevastopol. In the territory of the peninsula more than 190 offices of Genbank are opened, over 450 ATMs, 140 points of cash disbursement and more than 1,1 thousand trade terminals are installed.