Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Oh, those Russians

I haven't read all of this yet, but the section I am most intereseted in starts on page 15

Money quote
Whilst the Russian elite have developed ties with a number of countries in recent years, it would appear that the UK has been viewed as a particularly favourable destination for Russian oligarchs and their money. It is widely recognised that the key to London's appeal was the exploitation of the UK’s investor visa scheme, introduced in 1994, followed by the promotion of a light and limited touch to regulation, with London’s strong capital and housing markets offering sound investment opportunities.
Intelligence and Security C... by The Guardian on Scribd

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