It takes guts to expose Russian military intelligence from the centre of Moscow and more GRU operations could come to light. The investigative journalists at Russian news site The Insider are aiming to uncover more Russian military intelligence operations after identifying the GRU agency officers behind the Salisbury chemical weapon attack. “We’re not very focused on Salisbury. We know this will be covered by British authorities,” said Roman Dobrokhotov, The Insider’s chief editor. “They have all the CCTV and from the beginning they knew [the GRU operatives’] real names,” he added. But it isn’t clear if these details will ever be released by the UK government. The more significant releases…
The Commission plans closer monitoring of those schemes and of “golden visas” granting residence in exchange for big investments. It says they can be abused for tax evasion and money-laundering. EU citizenship gives an individual free movement in most of the EU, easy access to the single market and other rights. Twenty EU countries have such schemes.