In London started led tours of the palaces associated with the policies of the Ukrainian and Russian oligarchs. Tours is a Russian opposition activist, a fighter against corruption Roman.
«Our goal is to show not only a kleptocracy, we want to Shine a light on those businesses, the basis of the capital of which is corruption,» — quotes it «Radio Freedom».
Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash in the British capital owns the complex of buildings, including the former metro station.
The most expensive apartment in the city too belongs to a citizen of Ukraine, who for over ten years keeps at home the informal title of «the richest» — Rinat Akhmetov. His penthouse in Hyde Park worth 136 million pounds. The apartment is equipped with bulletproof glass and special storage for emergencies.
In Belgrave square is a gorgeous house worth several million pounds, owned by Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska. The «Forbes» magazine dubbed him a «favorite manufacturer» of Vladimir Putin and estimated his fortune at more than two billion dollars. It is also reported that the property of the Russian Vice-Premier Igor Shuvalov in London is estimated at 100 times his official annual salary.
With 2013 in Belgravia settled and Valery Khoroshkovsky , Jr. a business partner of Firtash — who has registered the property in his wife Elink.
The last house is the smallest on the tour, but it is located in the most expensive area of the city — Chelsea. The cost of this mansion is more than 3 million pounds. It belongs to Roman Rotenberg, whose father is considered one of the best friends of Putin. The author of the book «Londongrad» mark Hollingsworth says that buying expensive houses in London, a post-Soviet oligarchs just take out your finances from Ukraine and Russia, and thus «save their money».
Luxurious accommodations in London and is officially the richest woman MP in the Verkhovna Rada of the VI convocation Oksana Kaletnik, which ironically belonged to the faction of the Communists. After the victory of the Revolution of Dignity, according to media reports, she left Ukraine. In November 2014, the then-head of the SBU Valentyn Nalyvaychenko said about the investigation against Kaletnik criminal proceedings under articles 109 («the Actions directed on violent change or overthrow of the constitutional order or the seizure of state power») and 110 («Encroachment on territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine»).
According to public data, housing decorated to her sister Olga Kaletnik. The property is one of the most famous «Communist» clans located in the exclusive area of London at the Knightsbridge apartments, 199, which is just a few blocks from the house Akhmetov.
Meanwhile, Firtash still does not dare to appear in Ukraine, where the Ministry of interior promised him a «guaranteed» arrest, and continues to live in Vienna (Austria).
In turn, Akhmetov, after the invasion of Russian troops went «three days in Kiev» with his residence near the Donetsk Botanical garden, settling in Versailles built in the style of a giant estate in Pluto (Kyiv region). Under any sanctions the entrepreneur is not subject to, the law enforcement bodies of claims to it have not.
In London, a guided tour «to places of military glory» Firtash, Akhmetov and Putin’s friends 10.02.2016