Russian c bank challenges politicians on reform

RUSSIA - A day after the government cancelled Thursday's Cabinet session on two key financial initiatives - liberalizing currency control and the introduction of deposit insurance - a top central bank official declared the time has come to test the political will of federal authorities to move forward.

Addressing the Sachs and Bloomberg banking conference in Moscow on Tuesday, Central Bank First Deputy Chairman Andrei Kozlov said that six months after its appointment, the Central Bank's new t

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