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Russian prosecutor accuses Britain of harbouring fugitives

Posted by seumasach on February 27, 2010

“It is not petty thieves who hide out there but figures with significant funds. It seems that London, as a major financial centre, is turning into a giant launderette for laundering criminally-sourced funds.”


26th February, 2010

Recalling that one of London’s nicknames is “Londongrad” due to its large number of Russian residents, Alexander Zvygintsev, Russia’s deputy prosecutor general, claimed that the UK and Israel harbour more Russian criminals than any other countries. Over 66,000 Russian nationals are currently on the run abroad, he added.

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