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[W: 37] BoJo tries to defend weak sanctions in Parliament

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Today on Boris vs. Parliament News!

Everyone attack BoJo's sanctions for being weak sauce.

Ukraine conflict: Boris Johnson defends UK sanctions measures against Russia

If one was a little bit conspiratorious one could claim BoJo is dragging his feet to allow his old Oligarch friends from his London mayor days to have time to move their assets. Though that would be ridiculous, wouldn't it.
 

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Both Opposition and Tories wants the British government to hit harder and hit now.

Russia sanctions: Has the UK gone far enough?


LOL aint gonna happen.

The UK has turned into a de facto Putin puppet regime under the last 10+ years of Tory rule. Selling 160k+ golfing rounds with the Prime Minister to Russian oligarchs. Giving at least one seat in the house of Lords to a family member of a Russian oligarch family. Funding large parts of the Brexit campaign.. The amount of Russian money in the UK is basically keeping the country a float.

The banks they have "censured" are minor banks, and they have added minor Russians to an existing list of so called "rich" Oligarchs, but none of the big ones have been hit at all.
 

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Only ridiculous thing in here being the last post that denies what is common knowledge as far as actual facts are concerned.

London is probably the biggest money laundering center that the Russians have abroad.
 

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London is probably the biggest money laundering center that the Russians have abroad.

Duh! Probably?

Any proof of that claim?

Someone hasn't heard that London is the largest financial centre in Europe.

"London remains Europe’s major global finance centre"

 
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Only ridiculous thing in here being the last post that denies what is common knowledge as far as actual facts are concerned.

So in your bitter and angry world, it's "actual fact" that Bojo is "dragging his feet".

You obviously love to make up your own "facts" as long as they discredit the British, of course.
 

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The UK has turned into a de facto Putin puppet regime under the last 10+ years of Tory rule.

I had to smile at that piece of utter nonsense.

It's amazing how bitter some EU residents have become because of Brexit.

They really need to grow up and get on with their lives.

For the record, it is Germany that needs Russia, not the UK. Germany is dependent on Russia for half of its natural gas and a third of its oil......now that's a puppet!

"The EU is the largest importer of natural gas in the world, according to the Directorate-General for Energy for the EU, with the largest share of its gas coming from Russia (41%)"
 
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I've long since refrained from directly addressing tu quoque blather from the source of habitual tu quoque blather.

No exception here.
 

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London’s status as a playground for Kremlin-linked oligarchs undermines Britain’s tough-on-Russia stance

But for years, the moneyed streets of the British capital and its surroundings have been a really great place to hide if you’re a Kremlin-linked oligarch.

Russian millionaires and billionaires have bought up so much of wealthy areas like Belgravia in Central London that certain British neighborhoods have gained their own Soviet-inspired nicknames like “Londongrad” or “Red Square.” Activists gave “kleptocracy tours” of empty mansions suspected to be linked to the “London laundromat” for cleaning dirty money. And while the British government has used sanctions to target Russians abroad, it’s so far been wary of looking at problems closer to home.

so much for perpetual Ginza nonsense

:rolleyes:
 

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I've long since refrained from directly addressing tu quoque blather from the source of habitual tu quoque blather.

Those with little courage or intellect often use the same excuse to avoid debate with someone they are afraid of.
 

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I had to smile at that piece of utter nonsense.

It's amazing how bitter some EU residents have become because of Brexit.

They really need to grow up and get on with their lives.

For the record, it is Germany that needs Russia, not the UK. Germany is dependent on Russia for half of its natural gas and a third of its oil......now that's a puppet!

"The EU is the largest importer of natural gas in the world, according to the Directorate-General for Energy for the EU, with the largest share of its gas coming from Russia (41%)"
As usual you don't get it.. Germany can replace the gas from Russia.

The UK can not explain nor replace the 10s if not 100s of billions being hidden in the UK by Russian Oligarchs.

Hell the European Football Champions Chelsea are owned by one of the biggest and have they been seized by Boris and Co? Has other personal assets, like tons of buildings in London been seized? Of course not.
 

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London’s status as a playground for Kremlin-linked oligarchs undermines Britain’s tough-on-Russia stance

Most intelligent people know that London is a favoured investment destination for rich and successful people from all over the world.

Just as the same people know that Spain is a favoured destination for down on their luck "ex pats on a budget"
 

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Germany can replace the gas from Russia.

What YOU don't get is that they would have to pay a whole lot more for the gas.

Their economy is already struggling and going into recession. The last thing they need is their energy prices surging even higher than they have lately.

"German Economy Heads for Recession After Shrinking Last Quarter"​


 

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More asinine blather from someone truly believing his own delusion of being able to inspire fear in other forum members on the friggin' inernet, while obsessing as usual over his favourite idiocy of "expats on a budget".

Pathetically sad.
 

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Hell the European Football Champions Chelsea are owned by one of the biggest and have they been seized by Boris and Co? Has other personal assets, like tons of buildings in London been seized? Of course not.

Why would they be seized?

Britain does not behave like Nazi Germany or Russia.

If anyone commits a crime in the UK, then their crimes will not be ignored.

Have you any evidence that any of this money was illegally obtained? if so, tell Scotland Yard. Making unsubstantiated allegations just makes you look silly.

Did Abramovich authorise the invasion of Ukraine?
 
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More asinine blather from someone truly believing his own delusion of being able to inspire fear in other forum members on the friggin' inernet, while obsessing as usual over his favourite idiocy of "expats on a budget".

Lol!

I didn't think for a moment you would be able to resist responding with yet more hot air.

It makes your silly claim "I've long since refrained from directly addressing...." look more than a little untrue, doesn't it?

Now run along.
 

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Somebody appears in dire need of consulting a dictionary on the meaning of "directly" :rolleyes:
 

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Note how Pete's totally correct address of the UK's difficulty in replacing the billions of Oligarch money hidden mainly in London but also thruout the UK.

Instead we get the usual prevaricating gish gallop over something else.

That's the low level debate quality we're treated to by such miserable posts.
 

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Duh! Probably?

Any proof of that claim?

Someone hasn't heard that London is the largest financial centre in Europe.

"London remains Europe’s major global finance centre"

Wow, our Brexit defending Boris Lover to the rescue again to post nonsense about his buddy/England.

Any proof of that, ooh I don't know, maybe plenty of that

Kremlin-linked Russian money laundered in London: UK should ‘get its house in order on dirty Russian cash’

Britain becomes 'global hub for money laundering' as property worth £1.5billion is bought by Russians with Kremlin links or facing corruption allegations, new figures reveal

MPs demand end to London 'laundromat' allowing 'dirty Russian' money in UK capital

Stats reveal extent of suspect wealth in UK property and Britain’s role as global money laundering hub

Dirty Russian money flowing through London is destabilizing Ukraine, senior Tory MP warns

Why does so much dodgy Russian money end up in Britain?

What makes Britain the 'global hub' for Russian money laundering?

'Londongrad': UK's tough balancing act on Russian sanctions

‘Londongrad’: How a golden visa system welcomed Russian ‘dirty money’

Exclusive: 623 new ‘British’ companies are actually controlled from Russia

UK must deal with Russian money in London city, says PM Boris Johnson

London’s status as a playground for Kremlin-linked oligarchs undermines Britain’s tough-on-Russia stance

Ukraine crisis: US sounds alarm over Russian ‘dirty money’ in London

How London became the city of choice for Russian ‘dirty money’

I could go on dozens maybe hundreds of similar links that describe London as the Dirty Russian money center, so much that some have nicknamed London - Londongrad.

Until last week Russians could buy their UK citizenship with enough dirty/uncertain money transfers to the UK. So stop posting nonsense when someone is posting the truth because the TRUTH will out about Brexit bozo BOJO.
 

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Note how Pete's totally correct address of the UK's difficulty in replacing the billions of Oligarch money hidden mainly in London but also thruout the UK.

Instead we get the usual prevaricating gish gallop over something else.

That's the low level debate quality we're treated to by such miserable posts.

Says he who contributes no intelligent debate here but only whining about other posters.
 

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As usual you don't get it.. Germany can replace the gas from Russia.
What's more, it's already been doing that by securing (and continuing to) other supply sources. That this will, by way of higher prices, put strain on consumers is not under dispute. despite the Owstralian's attempts to imply that it is.
The UK can not explain nor replace the 10s if not 100s of billions being hidden in the UK by Russian Oligarchs.

Hell the European Football Champions Chelsea are owned by one of the biggest and have they been seized by Boris and Co? Has other personal assets, like tons of buildings in London been seized? Of course not.
Don't confuse matters by bringing up facts here.;)
 

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Wow, our Brexit defending Boris Lover to the rescue again to post nonsense about his buddy/England.

Wow! Our Brexit hating, anti-British EU resident has been mightily triggered, yet again.

Nobody denies that there could be "dodgy" money from all over the world invested in London.

The point you don't appear able to grasp is that London is the most favoured financial centre in Europe....so of course it will attract more investment.

London has always attracted far more investment than other European cities.

Get over your envy.
 

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Wow! Our Brexit hating, anti-British EU resident has been mightily triggered, yet again.

Nobody denies that there could be "dodgy" money from all over the world invested in London.

The point you don't appear able to grasp is that London is the most favoured financial centre in Europe....so of course it will attract more investment.

London has always attracted far more investment than other European cities.

Get over your envy.
More whinging I see, not even reading all the posts. Same old same old I see. Fiction and no facts should be your nickname.
 

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"London named top city in Europe for real estate investment"​



The less cerebral posters here (ie, the little group of unhappy EU residents with Brexit Derangement Syndrome) are obviously completely unaware (or prefer not to admit) that London is a favoured investment destination from successful/rich people around the world.
 
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