The study surveyed 2,000 adults living in Russian cities with populations of more than one million.
The most popular banks were in Kazakhstan (36%), followed by Turkey (16%), Georgia (10%), Armenia (6%) and Belarus (5%).
Interestingly, only one-third (34%) of respondents visited the country where the bank is located to obtain a card, while the remaining two-thirds (66%) were able to do so remotely.
Experts predict that this number will continue to increase in 2023, and it is estimated that up to 15% of Russian citizens will have a foreign bank card by the end of the year.
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