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UK must deal with Russian money in the City, Johnson says

Forex Feb 20, 2022 05:20AM ET
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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has an issue with Russian money funnelling through the City of London and it must be dealt with, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday.

Johnson has threatened to impose harsh sanctions on Russia if it invades Ukraine, with Russian companies blocked from raising capital on financial markets, and the ownership of companies and properties revealed.

"We have an issue with Russian money in the city," Johnson told the BBC. "We've got to deal with that."

UK must deal with Russian money in the City, Johnson says
 

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Empire Destroyer Feb 20, 2022 7:19AM ET
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Funny finally now he says we need to look at corrupt money coming into UK 🤣
 
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