Putin attacks 'unjust, unprofessional, dangerous' Cyprus bank-levy plan
on 18/03/2013 13:31:20
Russians have for years seen Cyprus as an investor-friendly jurisdiction with lax banking regulations and low taxes.
Mr Putin's spokesman said criticised the plan in a meeting with economic advisers.
"Putin said such a decision, if taken, would be unjust, unprofessional and dangerous," the spokesman said.