: Revealed: Most high-profile offshore account holders in Eastern Europe, ex-Soviet states (GRAPHICS)

14:59 Apr. 4, 2016

Revealed: Most high-profile offshore account holders in Eastern Europe, ex-Soviet states (GRAPHICS)

A person puts dollar bills in the pocket of his jacket (Getty Images)

Millions of documents show heads of state using secret hideaways in tax havens: Panama Papers

Investigative journalists (ICIJ)  worldwide have been reviewing over 11.5 million files obtained by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which were leaked from the database of Mossack Fonseca, the world's fourth biggest offshore law firm.

The so-called ‘Panama Papers' have exposed the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and revealed how associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin secretly shuffled as much as USD two billion through banks and shadow companies.

Read also Offshore accounts of 'power player' Poroshenko revealed

Ukraine Today has produced a special infographic, focusing on the world leaders and politicians from ex-Soviet and Eastern Europe countries, whose names are linked to the hidden wealth schemes.

Read also Poland's president squanders EUR 165K on private flights home

Read also A Lithuanian bank, named in Panama Papers, may be involved in schemes 

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