The Embassy of the Russian Federation criticized the British report about the “gold of Moscow”
The Russian Embassy in London commented on the report of the Committee on international Affairs of the British house of Commons called “the Gold of Moscow: Russian corruption in the UK.” Diplomatic mission on the site that published the statement, called the document “an aggressive anti-Russian campaign,” which continues the line of the government Theresa may on confrontation with Moscow.
There is a reminder that the problem of corruption and money laundering exists, and Moscow is ready to cooperate in this area with the British side — especially as Albion are illegally hiding more than six dozen Russian citizens, who are at home are suspected of committing financial crimes. However, the British authorities do not issue them to Russian law enforcement authorities, at the same time “by using this problem of unwinding the anti-Russian campaign.”
According to Russian diplomats, the British conservatives in the preparation of the report was guided not by the desire to solve the problem “prevalent in this country of corruption,” but “to have long-term negative impact on Russian companies and individuals connected with the English jurisdiction”, and also to increase sanctions pressure on Russia.