The Kremlin has responded to the British report on “dirty money” from Russia
British report on illicit financial flows from Russia is a manifestation of the “unprecedented Russophobic mania” and unfriendly competition, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“We are witnessing unprecedented Russophobic mania in the UK, which manifests itself in many ways, including such”, — said the representative of the Kremlin, commenting on the report of the international Committee of the house of Commons of the British Parliament calling for new sanctions against Russian business.
In the last decades of Russian big business grew, developed and implemented the “peaceful business expansion abroad”, said Peskov. “However, in recent years, we began to record the unfriendly competition, unjust and illegal. Of course, such acts harm the interests of our companies”, — he stressed.
Prepared by British parliamentarians of the document — “not that other, as another step towards unfriendly competition,” added Sands.
In the Kremlin consider that the British government’s actions could damage the economy of the UK: “I Have no doubt that investors from other countries also will not leave without attention such actions as investors from any country can face a situation when their investment will be called “dirty money,” said Sands. The actions of the London against Russian businesses a step against the investment attractiveness of Britain, according to the Kremlin.
The Committee of the house of Commons of the British Parliament’s foreign Affairs prepared a report on “Moscow gold: Russian corruption in the UK.” In it, MPs have warned about the risks of using national London the rogue businessmen for legalization and laundering of “dirty money” from Russia.