Russia's c bank allegedly a corruption hotbed

RUSSIA - An independent study released Tuesday warns of alleged deep-reaching roots feeding corruption at the Central Bank.

"The Central Bank as an independent, absolutely opaque and uncontrolled administrative-financial system did not arise by chance or overnight," allege the authors of the 70-page report - the Moscow Carnegie Center and Dmitry Vasilyev, former head of the Federal Securities Commission.

Vasilyev said in an interview Tuesday that one of the major "corruption-causing" problems w

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