Daily Mail: Ministers are urged to hammer ‘Putin crony’ Russian oligarchs with tough sanctions

The UK government’s long-awaited Magnitsky legislation getting Royal Assent Law will allow sanctions to be imposed on those linked to human rights abuses  Campaigners and MPs want ministers to make immediate use of the new powers Ministers are facing demands to hammer Russian oligarchs with tough sanctions today as the…

Read More

John tells The Sun: “We must get tougher on oligarchs, kleptocrats & organised criminals”

RUSSIAN oligarchs are flooding London with “dirty money” – and ministers are failing to stop them, a new report warns today. A powerful Commons committee said it was “business as usual” for wealthy Russians despite Vladimir Putin’s increasing global meddling. As much as £100billion of Russian cash has poured in…

Read More

Telegraph Article: John Penrose says Russian human rights abusers ‘should be named’

Corrupt Russian officials targeted with sanctions for their role in human rights abuses should be treated like terror suspects and named in a public list, the Prime Minister’s anti-corruption tsar says today. Writing in The Sunday Telegraph, John Penrose welcomes Theresa May’s so-called “Magnitsky amendments” allowing ministers to impose asset…

Read More