The UK’s foreign secretary and other Western allies have repeatedly threatened Russia with ‘massive economic consequences’ should it escalate its aggression against Ukraine. And on the face of it, the new expanded regime from the UK would seem to meet that measure, says Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies.
In this video commentary, Tom argues that the wide range of options that the UK government can draw upon to target key elements of the Russian economy can also open opportunities to directly target dirty Russian money that is invested in London and across the UK.
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Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies