This news was voiced by Dmitry Peskov, press Secretary of the head of state, the resource LIGAnews.
Thus a press-the Secretary of the President of Russia stressed that the Bank “Russia” became one of the first, against whom the US imposed sanctions in 2014.
It was after these sanctions, Vladimir Putin decided not only to get wages on the card of the Bank “Russia”, but a military pension.
Also, Dmitry Peskov, said that each year Vladimir Putin has cash only once or twice, and all the time prefer paying through card. This is usually in winter, when the President of Russia skis and payment have to be paid solely in cash.