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Russian Depositors Took Out $859M in Just 2 Days

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posted on Jul, 22 2004 @ 12:08 PM
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Depositors Took Out $859M in Just 2 Days

Combined Reports Russians withdrew $859 million worth of rubles from banks on July 8 and 9 when a depositors' run peaked, the Central Bank's Deputy Chairman Arnold Voilukov said.

Of that amount, 20 billion rubles ($687 million) were withdrawn in Moscow and the rest elsewhere in Russia, he said. The number does not include foreign currency withdrawals and transfers of deposits to other banks.

john

www.themoscowtimes.com...




posted on Jul, 22 2004 @ 12:10 PM
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Holy crud. Yep thats the first step towards a great depression. What a shame. Does Russia have an investment insurance program like the US.



posted on Jul, 22 2004 @ 12:13 PM
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Hi.

There is more discussion of this topic on this thread if anyone is interested.

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