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Who owns Scotland?

I have often pondered this very question —

It would appear that this part of Scotland where my dog walked today is owned by a Russian oligarch —

Here we are – not a couple of miles from my door —

complete with 3300 acres of Scottish hills and glens —

According to a tweet on Twitter on 14th Dec 2020 from award winning investigative journalist Martyn McLaughlin – the castle and estate was bought in 2008 by Russian steel tycoon Vladimir Lison for £6.8m.

Judging by the photo included in the tweet – Lison – who is reputed to be worth 15 billion quid doesn’t have to sit at the far end of the forty foot table when he visits his bosom buddy Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin —

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Posted by on February 27, 2022 in out and about


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