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Venezuela, Vanuatu And The Vatican - If You Don’t Have God, You Better Have Oil

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has affected the City of London quite uniquely, suddenly catapulting it to much-deserved infamy as the world’s prime (Russian oligarch) ‘dark money’[i] laundering location - finally! Yet all this time, the European Union’s (EU) blacklist-makers were conveniently blind to London’s - and Russia’s - culpability, no doubt based on their umbilical relationship - the UK is the EU’s third biggest trading partner[ii] and Russia its fifth.[iii] In 2019, the EU was the largest investor in Russia, and EU-UK mutual investments rank among the world’s highest.

London Calling: But Should The…