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Government document photographed outside No 10 states that 'London's financial centre' should not be closed to Russians



Britain is drawing up plans to ensure that any EU action against Russia (external - login to view) over Ukraine (external - login to view) will exempt the City of London, according to a secret government document photographed in Downing Street.


As David Cameron (external - login to view) said Britain and its EU partners would put pressure on Moscow after it assumed control of Crimea, a government document drawn up for a meeting of senior ministers said that "London's financial centre" should not be closed to Russians. It did say that visa restrictions and travel bans could be imposed on Russian officials.


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UK seeking to ensure Russia sanctions do not harm City of London | World news | theguardian.com (external - login to view)