You were refused entry clearance for using deception on ***** (VAF MOS *****). This was because you had stated on that application that the purpose of that application was to go to the UK on business to visit MPH ***** Ltd. in Stapleton, Leicestershire. Enquiries were made of your stated UK sponsor Mr ***** ***** of MPH ***** Ltd. He confirmed that your visit to the UK was not for business purposes and that he intended to meet with you in London for non-business purposes.
The reasons for this refusal were clearly explained on your refusal notice. However, you have made no attempts to explain or dispute the grounds for refusal of your previous application under Paragraph 320 7A. I am therefore refusing you entry clearance under paragraph 320(7B) of the immigration rules. Any future applications will also be automatically refused, for the same reason, under paragraph 320(7B) of the immigration rules until 14/08/2024.
The fact that you practised deception on a previous application seriously undermines your credibility as a business visitor and I am not satisfied as to your intentions in wishing to travel to the United Kingdom now. As a result I am not satisfied that you are genuinely seeking entry as a business visitor and that you have legitimate business interests in the United Kingdom or that your circumstances in Russia are as stated. In addition I am not satisfied that you intend to leave the United Kingdom at the end of your visit, or that you can be adequately maintained and accommodated in the United Kingdom or meet the cost of your return or onward journey.
This means you have not met the requirements of paragraph 41(ii) to (viii) and (x) to (xii) In light of this I am not satisfied that you intend to undertake one of the defined business activities. I have therefore refused your application because I am not satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, that you meet all of the requirements of the relevant Paragraph of the United Kingdom Immigration Rules.