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March 8, 2018

Tory MP urges Theresa May to hit back at Vladimir Putin and ‘get tough on his oligarch pals in London’

Henry Jackson Society

THERESA May must hit back at Vladimir Putin by targeting his oligarch pals in London as well as their kids’ elite schooling, a senior Tory has demanded.

Hundreds of multi-millionaire Russians with strong Kremlin links are living in luxury in Britain’s capital.

The Henry Jackson Society think tank called on the PM to pass a ‘Magnitsky Act’ in the UK to ban anyone guilty of human rights abuses in Russia from travelling to the UK or holding assets here.

The landmark law was passed by the US Congress in 2012.

The think tank’s director of Russia and Eurasia Studies Dr Andrew Foxall said: “It is up to the West to make clear to Russia that actions like this will exclude it from the civilised world”.

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