Comment: Central Bank of Russia: Loaning Comrades Blind, since 1990.

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Central Bank of Russia: Loaning Comrades Blind, since 1990.

Central Bank of the Russian Federation, founded 1990.

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia) was founded on July 13, 1990, on the basis of the Russian Republic Bank of the State Bank of the USSR. Accountable to the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, it was originally called the State Bank of the RSFSR.

On December 2, 1990, the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR passed the Law on the Central Bank of the RSFSR (Bank of Russia), which declared the Bank of Russia a legal entity and the main bank of the RSFSR, accountable to the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR. The law specified the functions of the bank in organising money circulation, monetary regulation, foreign economic activity and regulation of the activities of joint-stock and co-operative banks. In June 1991, the Central Bank of the RSFSR (Bank of Russia)... was approved.

In November 1991, when the Commonwealth of Independent States was founded and Union structures dissolved... The functions of the State Bank of the USSR in issuing money and setting the ruble exchange rate were transferred to [the Russian Central Bank]. The Central Bank of the RSFSR was instructed to assume before January 1, 1992, full control of the assets, technical facilities and other resources of the State Bank of the USSR and all its institutions, enterprises and organisations... On December 20, 1991, the State Bank of the USSR was disbanded and all its assets, liabilities and property in the RSFSR were transferred to the Central Bank of the RSFSR (Bank of Russia), which several months later was renamed the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)....

In December 1992, as a result of the establishment of a single centralised federal treasury system, the Bank of Russia was no longer required to provide cash services for the federal budget... [Comrades made to believe.]

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