In the context of further sanctions against Russia, Britain plans to question Russian property owners about the source of their wealth, especially those with close ties to Putin. Many expatriate Russians are suspected of hiding illegal assets here.
An EU Commissioner called it "the biggest scandal in Europe today." The Danske Bank-Russia money laundering affair is a shock for many in Denmark — for high-end UK realtors it's just a supply chain glitch.
A parliamentary committee in United Kingdom released a report saying the British government is being undermined by the laundering of proceeds of Russian corruption. The money finances Moscow's aggressive foreign policy.
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