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A personal aircraft of Roman Abramovich – the Russian businessman and proprietor of Chelsea FC – arrived in Istanbul from Israel, for a visit to guard one in every of his properties, value round half a billion euros.
Abramovich was amongst 7 Russian billionaires added to Britain's sanctions record final week, in a bid to insulate President Vladimir Putin from Russia's struggle on Ukraine. The Russian businessman, who additionally holds Israeli and Portuguese nationalities, denies being near Putin.
In his first look for the reason that outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine disaster, footage launched – yesterday Monday – confirmed the Chelsea membership proprietor sitting within the VIP lounge at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, the place he was ready for his aircraft non-public Gulfstream. the scale of Giant for businessmen, based on data from Flightradar24, a website specializing in flight monitoring.
In keeping with the data supplied by the “RMC” web site (CMRFrenchman Abramovich's journey to Turkey was to guard one in every of his most prized possessions from sanctions fires, and the case entails his luxurious yacht ‘Solaris', estimated at 545 million euros, after reserving many yachts owned by rich Russians in latest days.
The Russian billionaire's fortune is estimated at greater than 12 billion euros, and he acquired Chelsea in 2003 and led it to the crowning glory of quite a few titles earlier than he was compelled to place it up on the market underneath mounting strain on him due to Russia's struggle in opposition to Ukraine. , however the sale course of was placed on maintain by a UK authorities choice which imposed sanctions on Abramovich and allowed the London membership to proceed working underneath a short lived licence.