American billionaire George Soros has directed more than 400 thousand pounds sterling, which is about $500 million, of its funds to Finance preservation activities in the UK in the European Union, writes The Guardian.
The publication became known that the businessman supports the organization Best for Britain, which wants to prevent a British exit from the EU. She received a six-figure sum in pounds since parliamentary elections held in June 2017. The organization is headed by former Minister Lord Malloch-brown and Gina Miller, who sued for initiation of withdrawal from the European Union.
According Best for Britain, she was able to collect over 413 thousand pounds with small donations.
“Funds of George Soros, along with other major donors, has made a significant contribution to our work”, — quotes RIA “Novosti” the words of Mark Malloch-brown, who took over the leadership of the campaign.
At the same time, The Guardian notes that only during Black Wednesday in 1992, when the businessman failed to derail the British currency, Soros was able to obtain about $1 billion in profit.
In December last year, the newspaper The Daily Telegraph wrote that the support Brexit Facebook users from Russia spent 57 rubles. Advertising with a proposal to vote for an exit from the European Union looked less than 200 people.
Earlier it was reported that American financier and billionaire George Soros believes that the social network Facebook and search engine Google are a threat to society.
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