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Fiji court rules US can seize yacht said to belong to Russian oligarch

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Fiji’s high court has ruled that the US government can seize a superyacht believed to be owned by a Russian oligarch who faces sanctions from the US and the EU, which is docked in the Fijian port of Lautoka. Judge Dee...

US seeks to seize superyacht in Fiji believed to be owned by Russian oligarch

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The United States is seeking to seize a superyacht suspected of belonging to a Russian oligarch that is docked in the Pacific island nation of Fiji, a restraining order filed on Tuesday by Fiji’s director of public pr...

UK detains two private jets belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarch

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The UK government has indefinitely detained two private jets belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarch Eugene Shvidler in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It comes after Shvidler, a close associate and busines...

Oligarch linked to billions in 27 Swiss bank accounts in sister’s name

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Billions of pounds linked to the Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov and his business empire appear to have been held in secret Swiss accounts belonging to his family, an analysis of leaked documents suggests. Usmanov’s ...

$75m superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch seized in Gibraltar

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A superyacht belonging to a sanctioned Russian oligarch has been seized in Gibraltar, becoming the latest vessel to be impounded by authorities. The $75m (£57m) Axioma belonging to billionaire Dmitry Pumpyansky – owne...

Germany investigates £1bn Tui share transfer by sanctioned Russian oligarch

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Germany is investigating deals under which most of the stake in Tui held by the sanctioned Russian oligarch Alexei Mordashov was transferred to an entity controlled by his wife, Marina Mordashova, Tui said on Friday. ...

‘It’s artwashing’: can galleries wean themselves off Russian oligarch loot?

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Last December in Moscow, dozens of international art world luminaries stepped out of the snow and into the vast, pristine galleries of GES-2, a new art centre. Located in a converted power station just a short walk fr...

Football ignored the truth about Roman Abramovich’s oligarch money for too long

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It must have been a bracing morning call at Stamford Bridge, with the news that Roman Abramovich is now considered so toxic that the government has slapped him with sanctions after 19 years in which he has been garlan...

Oligarch money is embedded in London. Beware the big talk of a ‘crackdown’

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In some of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, you can suddenly sense the kind of unease that wealth usually keeps at bay. As the government talks up its determination to crack down on Russian oligarchs, a much wi...