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Four Swiss bankers charged with hiding millions for Vladimir Putin

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) awards artistic director of St. Petersburg House of Music Sergei Roldugin during a ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Ivan Sekretarev/Pool/File Photo

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

Swiss prosecutors have charged four bankers with hiding tens of millions of Swiss francs on behalf of Vladimir Putin. 

This move marks the first time in the west that assets allegedly belonging to the president have been directly involved, according to The Financial Times. 

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