6 Mar 2018

The other Russians who made the UK their home and died in murky circumstances

Chief Correspondent

The UK has long been a favourite for Russian expats, oligarchs and exiles looking for a base away from Moscow for their families – and their money. While many enjoy the most exclusive postcodes and send their children to prestigious schools, an alarming number of powerful Russians here have died mysteriously in recent years.

Today the government claimed to be acting robustly, but critics accuse successive British governments of being timid when it comes to standing up to Vladimir Putin.