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UK could wield UWOs to retaliate against Russia

By Clara Hudson

16 March 2018

UK could wield UWOs to retaliate against Russia iStock.com/Veronaa

UK authorities may have a more difficult time obtaining unexplained wealth orders against Russian individuals after the UK foreign secretary said the tool could be used in retaliation for a suspected nerve agent attack on a former spy.