Over $45 billion in ‘suspicious transactions’ left Russia in 2013

July 10, 2013

Cyprus, Hong Kong, the Cook Islands, Switzerland, Latvia, and other ‘offshores’ is where over $45.5 billion of Russian wealth ended up in the first half of 2013, according to new figures from the Russian Central Bank. The figure is up more than a third year-on-year, which last year reached 1 trillion roubles, Izvestia reports.