Russian central banker died with job unfinished

According to this article from Reuters published Thursday 14 September, Russia has lost a crusading reformer with the death of Andrei Kozlov, who made a promising start to cleaning up Russia's banking system.

"Kozlov, Russia's top banking supervisor, took up a challenge his predecessors had shied away from when, in 2004, he forced the closure of a bank involved in money-laundering and handling ransom money after an armed standoff," it says.

However, the measures earned Kozlov many enemies

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