URGENT ¥¥¥ Cyprus tax on deposits 'dangerous': Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called a proposed tax in Cyprus on bank deposits that comes as part of a EU bailout deal "unfair, unprofessional and dangerous," his spokesman said Monday.

"Putin said that this decision, in case of its adoption, will be unfair, unprofessional and dangerous," Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.