Citigroup, which has thousands of staff and billions of dollars of assets in Russia, has said it will cut back much of its business in the country. Goldman Sachs Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Deutsche Bank are also heading for the exit, with some financiers relocating to other hubs such as Dubai. They’re being followed by lawyers and other professionals.
It’s perhaps the harshest and fastest exclusion in living memory of a major industrialised economy. The past