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Lubov Chernukhin, wife of Putin’s former deputy finance minister, has given more than £2m to the Tories. She paid £30k to have dinner with Gavin Williamson, £160k to play tennis with Boris Johnson and £135k to have dinner with Theresa May and Liz Truss.

Lubov Chernukhin's husband received $8m from a #Russian  oligarch months before the #Brexit  vote. She's subsequently given more than £1.5m to the Conservative party. Deutsche Bank flagged the transaction as suspicious. Full story tonight on @BBCPanorama 

Lubov Chernukhin, who has had paid a fortune in Tory donations to secure games of tennis with Boris Johnson and his predecessor, is linked to $8 million funnelled via Kremlin insider. #FinCENFiles 

lubov chernukhin'>Meet Lubov Chernukhin, wife of controversial Russian oligarch Vladimir Chernukhin. Her donations to the Tories include: ▪️£45,000 for a tennis game with Boris Johnson ▪️£30,000 for a meal with Gavin Williamson ▪️£135,000 for a night out with Theresa May

Two Conservative MPs sitting on the Intelligence Committee have accepted political donations from Russian oligarchs (and an oligarch's wife, Lubov Chernukhin)

When the #RussiaReport  is finally released next week, Lubov Chernukhin's name, and the names of all the other Russian-born Tory donors and influencers, are expected to have been redacted.


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Russian woman Lubov Chernukhin, who's married to an ex-ally of Putin's, bought ANOTHER tennis match with Boris Johnson at the Tories' Winter Ball. Though she was meant to be seated elsewhere, she ended up sitting with Johnson "all night"

This is the same Lubov Chernukhin who paid £20,000 to dine with . Did it ever happen? Many will rightly question why so much money is flowing from the household of a former Putin finance minister - donated in the name of the wife (usual MO) - into the Tory Party?

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Our profile of lubov chernukhin'>Moscow-connected Lubov Chernukhin, who on Tuesday paid £45,000 to play tennis with Boris#Johnson . Chernukhin has given £1.6m to the Conservatives and is the wife of ... #Putin 's former deputy economics minister and the ex-head of VEB bank

@guardian  asked Lubov Chernukhin for an interview late last year, after she donated £200,000 to the Tories' election fighting fund. She declined. It's unclear why she has given so much cash to the party (legally; she's now a UK citizen). Meanwhile, we await the #Russia  report