The golden visa program was introduced in 2008.
The UK closed the program for obtaining investor visas of the first level (the so-called “golden” visas), and also initiated a review of the status of all those who received it.
Великобритания закрыла программу «золотых виз» для олигархов из России.
Также инициирован пересмотр статуса всех, кто ее получил:
This was announced on Twitter on February 17 by the Minister of Internal Affairs of the country, Priti Patel .
“I closed the first level investor visa with immediate effect after our verification of all issued ones. This is just the beginning of our renewed fight against fraud and illegal financing. Our upcoming Fraud Action Plan and Economic Crimes Act will better protect taxpayers,” she wrote.