Britain will test hundreds of entry visas granted to wealthy Russians

The Ministry of internal Affairs of great Britain after the incident with the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal will verify visas of all the wealthy Russians issued under the programme to attract investors. This was stated by the head of the government of the United Kingdom Theresa may, The Times reports on March 28.

According to him, between 2008 and 2015, in the framework of the British visa has received 706 citizens of the Russian Federation. The investor till 2014 can get the applicants are able to invest in the economy of the UK at least £1 million, then the amount increased to £2 million

Mei instructed to check whether this program is to get into the country foreigners who cannot enter the United Kingdom in another way.

4 March 2018 66-year-old Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia was hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning in British Salisbury.

The investigation revealed that during the attack was used that was developed in Russia, a nerve agent, Novichok. Prime Minister Theresa may has demanded from the Kremlin to explain what had happened until the evening of March 13, otherwise London would take an incident of unlawful use of force by Russia against great Britain.

The UK position was supported by the government of France, USA, Germany, Australia and other countries.

Moscow has refused to answer the ultimatum of London, and demanded to give her samples of the substance that poisoned Skrobala.

March 14, the British authorities announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats 23, and the suspension of the planned bilateral contacts with Russia. March 17, Russia declared a persona non grata 23 British diplomats.

Britain will test hundreds of entry visas granted to wealthy Russians 28.03.2018

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