Britain will abandon the “Golden visas”, it will hurt Putin’s friends

Британия откажется от "золотых виз", пострадают друзья Путина

Recently the government of great Britain announced the strengthening of the rules of issuance of investment visas.

Британия откажется от "золотых виз", пострадают друзья Путина

About it writes The Times

The report says that from 2019, Britain will introduce rules restricting the entry of people who have obtained income illegally.

Британия откажется от "золотых виз", пострадают друзья Путина

In the context of sanctions will suspend the issuance of so-called investor visas, next year the conditions obtaining much more complicated.

In the context of this decision, the Minister of immigration Caroline Noakes said that restrictions are imposed primarily to prevent the arrival in Britain of people who received income illegally, and benefit from the immigration system needs to honest investors.

“We will not tolerate people who do not play by the rules and seek to benefit from the system,” she said.

Британия откажется от "золотых виз", пострадают друзья Путина

The publication adds that this visa system used mainly citizens of China and Russia: in the last year of the 361 people that received an investor visa, 115 were citizens of China, 38 – Russia, 28 – in Hong Kong, 20 – Turkey, 19 – USA.

In the UK citizenship could count one investor who was ready to spend on the economy no less than two million pounds. It is emphasized that a significant proportion of the “Golden visas” in Albion received from the citizens of Russia.

It is noted that the investment visa first level in exchange for millions of investments to obtain a residence permit in the UK. The number of years over which you can obtain permanent residence in Britain, depends on the amount of invested funds. To invest in securities, government bonds or British businesses.

Британия откажется от "золотых виз", пострадают друзья Путина

Theresa May

With the introduction of new restrictions the application of the first level will not be accepted, admission will resume once the new rules – applicants will need to prove that they have enough assets who want to invest for two years before applying for a visa, they are also forbidden to invest in husbandi.

We will remind, on the eve of the summit, which should finally decide the fate of the UK and the EU, Prime Minister Theresa may has addressed to compatriots with the request to support the agreement with Brexit.

Британия откажется от "золотых виз", пострадают друзья Путина

Theresa May

Previously Know This.Eeyore wrote about the fact that the heads of state and government of the European Union countries approved an agreement with great Britain about Brexit.

Also Know As.news Agency reported that on Sunday, November 25, at the summit, European Council President Donald Tusk will recommend that the leaders of the European Union (EU) to support the agreement on the withdrawal of Britain from the EU (Brexit).

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