ROMAN Abramovich claimed he had cut a deal to lift the Mariupol steelworks siege in a cynical bid to save his fortune, 報告されました.
そしてその “fiction” of the alleged agreement “shielded” アブラモビッチ from US sanctions, the paper said.
It meant his American holdings worth billions were safe from seizure and gave him vital time to “stockpile cash and take other steps to safeguard his fortune”.
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His American interests include a 29 per cent stake in a giant steel firm, vast sums in US hedge funds and private equity and a 14,000ft² mansion near Aspen, コロラド.
The oligarch also remains free to carry out global deals in US dollars unless sanctions are imposed.
Ex-US National Security Council boss Gavin Wilde told ワシントンポスト the agreement was “fiction”, shielding him from US sanctions and safeguarding his massive interests there.
Abramovich’s spokeswoman did not respond.