Ex-Russian banker in critical condition after being shot near Canary Wharf

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  1. Appeal following attempted murder - Metropolitan Police Service

  2. I though Op Trident only did Black-on-Black shootings?
  3. I believe they also look at the supply of firearms to criminals. A Russian connection?
  4. Must have mouthed off about Putin just one too many times.
  5. A former Russian banker is in a critical condition in a London hospital after he wa shot several times in east London.

    German Gorbuntsov was was shot as he entered a block of flats in Byng Street, Isle of Dogs, on Tuesday.

    The Metropolitan Police are treating the shooting as attempted murder.

    The suspect is said to be a white male who ran off along Westferry Road. No arrests have been made. Mr Gorbuntsov is said to be critical but stable.

    BBC News - Former Russian banker German Gorbuntsov critical after shooting

    Police are treating it as attempted murder. -Current understatement of the week.
  6. Perhaps the shooter only meant to scare him a bit?
  7. Quite so. It must have a been a state-actor. After all Tony made it a crime to own a pistol and we all know how law abiding those Chechens are.
  8. hit man was Irish with a stutter. He shot him several times to be shure, to be shure, to be shure, to be shure, to be shure, to be shure, to be shure.
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  9. If he used to be a Russian national, what passport does he carry now?

    Or do you think the standard of English is going down these days?????

    NB. German is his name, not his nationalist. :wink:
  10. Eh??????

    Yes, the standard of English has definately gone down with your post!
  11. Brotherton Lad

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  12. Definitely.
  13. someone won't be getting the other half of their fee then.
  14. Not the same style and panache of dosing the guy with Polonium210 though is it?
  15. Former Russian banker, resident in London's banking district, he's not going to be a shady character with a bunch of associates with no neck surely?