Tag: Sberbank

Day 735: Military Casualties Reported On Both Sides As Fighting Rolls On

February 22, 2016

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Russia Update: Prominent Economist Guriev, Forced to Flee Russia, Named ERBD Chief Economist

November 5, 2015

Sergei Guriev, the former dean of the Russian Economic School, a prominent Russian economist who left Russia in 2013 citing political pressure, has been named as chief economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD). Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the […]

Public Officials Transfer Their Balances from Foreign Banks to the VTB Group

August 5, 2013

Repatriation of balances from accounts in foreign banks by public officials contributed to a record growth of deposits in “VTB 24”, according to the bank’s president, Mikhail Zadornov. By July individuals’ balances in “VTB 24” reached 982 bn roubles, an increase by 163.6 bn, or 20% since the beginning of the year. This is a […]

Bilalov Indicted

July 17, 2013

Magomed Bilalov was indicted in absentia in the case of a 45.5 million-ruble bank loan scam. In the near future he may be declared wanted by federal and international authorities. – Ed. The Interior Ministry Investigative Department brought charges in absentia against Magomed Bilalov, the former shareholder and deputy chairman of the board of directors […]

Guriev Departure: A Worrying Signal

May 30, 2013

The news this week that the prominent economist Sergei Guriev has resigned from his posts and has departed for France—perhaps permanently—is the latest in a series of rumored planned emigrations by liberal public figures such as journalist Masha Gessen. As has been recounted in translations published on The Interpreter this week, Guriev’s resignations and his […]