Russian-British media tycoon Evgeny Lebedev has pleaded with Russian President Vladimir Putin to “cease” the “conflict” by means of his outstanding media publication. Lebedev is the son of Alexander Lebedev, a former KGB spy. By his newspaper, Lebedev has referred to as on Putin to make use of path of peace negotiations to cease Ukraine battle and resolve variations.
“As Europe stands getting ready to one other world conflict, and the world getting ready to a attainable nuclear catastrophe, I plead with you to make use of at this time’s negotiations to carry this horrible battle in Ukraine to an finish,” Lebedev wrote.
“As a Russian citizen I plead with you to cease Russians killing their Ukrainian brothers and sisters. As a British citizen I ask you to avoid wasting Europe from conflict.”
Lebedev was made a lifelong member of Britain’s higher home of parliament in July 2020 with the title Baron Lebedev of Hampton within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and of Siberia within the Russian Federation
He additionally owns the Unbiased each day on-line British newspaper.
Lebedev’s father as soon as labored as a spy on the Soviet embassy in London however then constructed a fortune by buying and selling securities within the chaos that adopted the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.
(With inputs from companies)