MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. Russia's Rossiya Bank has become the target of information attacks of certain Russian and foreign mass media after publication of the report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
"Rossiya Bank became the target for groundless information attacks on repeated occasions and does not consider reasonable to make any comments in view of lack of grounds for such speculations," the bank says.
Rossiya Bank with 37% shares held by businessman Yuri Kovalchuk is under Western sanctions in view of developments in Ukraine.
According to the bank, it is carrying out its activities in accordance with the law and all the data that should be disclosed are in publicly available sources.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published on Sunday some 11.5 million documents revealing "the offshore links of some of the planet’s most prominent people." The leak includes material on hidden financial dealings of a range of Russian legal entities and individuals.