Event of the month
Cyprus crisis: Russian depositors at Cypriot banks would lose roughly €2 bln because of a possible levy on deposits, which is required for the island nation to obtain financial aid from international creditors
Deal of the month
Bank of Russia registers joint lender set up by Auchan and Credit Europe.
VTB Group entered into an investment deal to acquire 100% of Tele2 Russia from Swedish telecom provider Tele2 AB.
Appointments of the month
Elvira Nabiulina appointed a new Central Bank chief
Dmitry Romaev appointed as Nomos-Bank CEO
Full report is available in pdf. March 2013 Russian banking news.