The financial situation is becoming quite difficult for anyone in Russia following the suspension of financial services in the country. This not only affects the citizens of the country, but also everyone in the country. For Malaysians who are there, if the financial situation affects you, you should contact the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The ministry issued a statement on Twitter to this effect, specifically stressing that Malaysian students facing issues due to the disruption of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) should contact the Malaysian Embassy. There is also an email address and four phone numbers to work with, which are [email protected] and +79067461333, +79651222746, +79035666101 and +79035048666.
Press release: Situation of Malaysian students in the Russian Federation and allegation of Malaysian students trapped in Ukraine@saifuddinabd @KamarudinJaffar @IkramShahrul @amran_zin @CheongLL_WP @MYEmmbMoscow @KemPendidikan @JPenerangan @bernamadotcom pic.twitter.com/g6ujetvoDy
— Wisma Putra (@MalaysiaMFA) March 6, 2022
In it, the ministry also advises all Malaysians in Russia who have not registered with the embassy to do so as soon as possible. The ministry also notes that there are currently 861 Malaysians in the Russian Federation, including 784 students.
In a similar vein, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is also asking Malaysians who are still in Ukraine and need consular assistance to contact the Malaysian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland. This embassy can be reached by e-mail [email protected]or via the hotlines +48223759930, +48226174413 and +48660627360.
(Source: Wisma Putra/Twitter)