Russia's central bank head office may be moved

RUSSIA - Members of a working group drafting amendments to a new law on the Central Bank are proposing moving the bank's head office from Moscow to St. Petersburg.

Aleksey Mitrofanov, a member of the State Duma working group that is revising the draft law that will soon face its second reading in parliament, told journalists that the group lacked just one vote on Friday to approve the idea and that members had agreed to discuss the matter further.

Mitrofanov noted that the idea of moving the ba