The report of the Committee on international Affairs of the British house of Commons about “dirty money” from Russia is a manifestation of unfair competition and Russophobic mania, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, may 21, leads “Interfax”.
“We are witnessing unprecedented Russophobic mania in the UK, which manifests itself in many ways, including such”, — said Peskov.
A Kremlin spokesman said that over the last decade large business of Russia “grew, developed, and carried out peaceful economic expansion abroad”. “It’s a competitive business, with interests in different parts of the world, successfully leading business. However, in recent years, we have to fix the unfriendly competition, unjust and illegal, violating all norms and rules of the world trade organization,” he said.
Earlier Monday, the international Affairs Committee of the lower house of the British Parliament published the report “Gold of Moscow: Russian corruption in the UK.” It says that the money of the Russians hidden in British assets and laundered through the financial institutions of London are a threat to the security of the UK. The document contains a call to impose new sanctions to stop the flow of “dirty money from Russia”.
Relations between Moscow and London deteriorated after Britain accused Russia of poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. 14 March, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa may announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats 23. Moscow took the mirror measures.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!Background: the UK saw the threat of “dirty money” from Russia