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European authorities seize yachts belonging to Russian oligarchs

European authorities seize yachts belonging to Russian oligarchs

France and Germany impounded luxury yachts belonging to two Russian oligarchs on Thursday, as other yachts were tracked to the Maldives in their attempts to evade the latest sanctions stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Thanks to the French customs officers who are enforcing the European Union’s sanctions against those close to the Russian government”, France’s…