September 01, 2004

Notebook



Not Again!

Russia faces new banking crisis

In July, the Russian banking sector faced its most serious crisis since 1998. In May, the medium-sized Sodbiznesbank lost its license after allegations of money laundering; rumors spread that the Central Bank was planning to purge the banking sector; the media began to talk of a blacklist of condemned banks. 


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