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Russian Prosecutor General’s Office to Investigate Panama Papers

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office will examine information contained in a Panama Papers about Russians concerned in offshore companies, press secretary Alexandr Kurennoi pronounced Tuesday, a Interfax news group reported.

“The categorical idea of a exploration will be to find out if Russian nationals mentioned in a papers acted according to a norms of Russian laws … and a obligations to a general village in counteracting corruption,” Kurennoi said.

The matter was a response of a Prosecutor General’s Office to a Panama Papers — some-more than 11 million papers leaked from a Panamanian law organisation Mossack Fonseca — published by a International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on Sunday.

The information implicates 72 stream or former heads of state. The papers also minute a route of exchange that leads from Bank Rossiya — a Russian bank on a EU and U.S. sanctions list — to several countries including Switzerland and Panama.

Through a array of formidable financial offshore deals, a supports were afterwards allegedly shuffled behind into a pockets of tighten associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s, reportedly creation them millions of dollars.

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