Boris Johnson blocked publication of the ISC report on Russian interference in British elections. This report from Open Democracy helps to explain understand the background to the prime minister's decision
Boris Johnson's government has blocked publication of a report on Russian interference in British politics. Meanwhile, his party has received an injection of Russian cash.
This is very disturbing. What is the Conservative party hiding in terms of its relationship with Russian money? More good reporting from . Revealed: Russian donors have stepped up Tory funding
The Tories have received £3.5m from Russian donors since 2010. £489,850 in the last year. Vote Leave most likely benefited from Russian interference. If only there was some clue why the government wouldn’t publish the report into Russian interference.
Revealed: Russian donors have stepped up Tory funding. So the Tory party said it was distancing itself from Russian donors. Guess what? There's been a significant increase in last year. New exclusive by myself and
Our democracy is being bought. Plain and simple.
Here is one of the reasons Johnson’s Tories don’t want the #russiareport published. Up to their eyes in Russian money. #releasetherussiareport
Great to see lots of British newspapers covering Russian-connected donors to the Tory party. A quick re-up for deep dive into Russian donors this that myself and my colleagues did back last November. Even includes nifty charts ;)
Russian donors have stepped up Tory funding — As Johnson accused of ‘cover-up’ over Putin interference, major new Russian oligarch donations to Conservatives revealed, despite previous Tory pledge to distance themselves from Russian money
"Between November 2018 and October 2019, the Tories received at least £489,850 from Russian donors, compared to less than £350,000 in the previous year." Great reporting from and at a time of a major Tory fundraising drive.
This is why you are suppressing the #ISCreport report. The Conservative Party - and its leader - is corrupted by Russian money
We ( & ) revealed how disaster capitalist Russian oligarchs have stepped up their funding of the Tories
Russian zeal is unflagging in the UK as in the US. Revealed: Russian donors have stepped up Tory funding
Revealed: Russian donors have stepped up Tory funding
"Between November 2018 and October 2019, the conservatives received at least £489,850 from Russian donors."
“Responding to openDemocracy’s findings, Labour MP Ben Bradshaw said: “Now we know one of the reasons Boris Johnson is…”
“With the Conservatives looking to raise £30 million ahead of December’s general election, major funders to the Tory c…”
“Tamasin Cave from transparency advocacy group Spinwatch said: “Why are powerful Russian interests donating money to t…”
“in March 2018, the Conservative Party refused appeals by, among others, Marina Litvinenko, the widow of Alexander Lit…”