Could refugees be housed in the seized mansions of Russian oligarchs? We asked a lawyer
Michael Gove has said there is a “high legal bar” to clear before the government can use multi-million-pound mansions for refugees – but a lawyer told The Big Issue it’s likely to be possible.
Protesters occupy Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s London mansion
The Ukrainian flag and a banner saying “this property has been liberated” were seen hanging from the property in Belgravia.
Keir Starmer calls for unity over sanctions on Russian oligarchs
Boris Johnson announced the UK would be imposing further sanctions on Russia after the escalation in Ukraine.