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    Russia: Law banning foreign accounts for officials comes...

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    From today, any Russian politician or official found with a foreign bank account will face the sack or be forced to resign.

    The law was passed in May and officials were given three months to close any accounts and repatriate assets from abroad.

    The Russian government said it is necessary to crack down on corruption.

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