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Post: Tinkov applied to the British Foreign Office requesting the lifting of the sanctions.


Entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov. archive photo

Bloomberg: Entrepreneur Tinkov appeals to British Foreign Office to ask for sanctions to be lifted

MOSCOW, March 1 – RIA Novosti. Entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov, the founder of Tinkoff Bank, has applied to the British Foreign Office to remove him from that country’s sanctions list, the agency reported. Bloomberg.

Quoting Tinkov’s statement, the agency said, “It would be fair to remove the sanctions from me.”

Oleg Tinkov - RIA Novosti, 1920, 11/01/2022

Peskov commented on Tinkov’s decision to renounce citizenship

The UK Foreign Office, in response to Bloomberg’s request, said it did not comment on the individual sanctions and that any individual or entity affected by the sanctions has the right to appeal their decision, for which there is a clear legal remedy.

In March 2022, the British Foreign Office placed Tinkov on the sanctions list, freezing his assets in the UK and barring him from entering the country. Later, the sanctions expanded – in particular, the country’s authorities prohibited vessels owned or controlled by Tinkov from entering its ports.

In November, Tinkov said he had “decided to renounce his Russian citizenship” and attached a photo of an October 26 separation certificate. Later this post was deleted, the businessman called this fact “mysterious”.

Tinkoff Bank is part of TCS Group. This is the first Russian bank to completely abandon branches. In the spring, Interros Holding bought Tinkov’s 35% stake in Tinkoff Group (TCS Group).

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Tinkov says he will try to ban Tinkoff Bank from using the brand

Source: Ria

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