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Leading Brexit campaigners held secret meetings with Russian officials arranged by suspected Kremlin spy before referendum, report says

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Leading Brexit campaigners held secret meetings with Russian officials arranged by suspected Kremlin spy before referendum, report says

Arron BanksPeter Macdiarmid/Getty

Explosive emails suggest the Brexit campaign's biggest donor met with Kremlin-linked figures multiple times before the referendum. The emails, seen by the Sunday Times, alleged that Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who funded Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, was reportedly offered a business deal involving six Russian goldmines. It forms part of a mounting pile of evidence that Russia attempted to influence British democracy and engineer the EU referendum in favour of Brexit.


LONDON — The Brexit campaign's biggest donor secretly met with Russian officials multiple times before the referendum to discuss business opportunities, according to an explosive report.

Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who funded pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, was reportedly offered a business deal involving six Russian goldmines.

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