Russian bank chief hits at government policy

RUSSIA - Russian bank chief hits at government policy - Economic programme 'not properly thought through', says Gerashchenko.

The tenth anniversary of Russia's August 1991 putsch is provoking a tide of reminiscences and reflections from public figures.

Yesterday it was the turn of Victor Gerashchenko, now governor of the central bank, who gave a long interview to the newspaper Kommersant. It was remarkable less for its historic content than for its robust critique of government policy, consider