The wife of a former close ally to Russian President Vladimir Putin has paid £90,000 for a game of tennis with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Lubov Chernukhin, who is the wife of the former Russian Finance Minister Vladimir Chernukhin, was the winning bidder in a fundraising auction held by Johnson’s Conservative party.
She has previously paid for meetings with other senior Conservative figures.
The donation comes as Johnson continues to delay publication of a parliamentary report detailing extensive links between his party and donors with links to Russia.
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The wife of a former close ally to Vladimir Putin has paid £90,000 for a game of tennis with Boris Johnson, as the UK prime minister continues to delay publication of an official report detailing the Conservative Party’s links to Russian donors.

Lubov Chernukhin, who is the wife of the former Russian Finance Minister Vladimir Chernukhin, was the winning bidder in…

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