• Sun. May 22nd, 2022

U.K. signals Chelsea owner, Abramovich may be sanctions target, reasons revealed

Roman Abramovich, Chelsea owner, has once again facing another sanctions target as the United Kingdom, UK, is planning to clinch on him after investigation is completed.

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich may be at risk of U.K. sanctions if tensions with Moscow over Ukraine continue to escalate, with the British foreign secretary refusing to rule out such a move.

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson mistakenly said Abramovich had already been sanctioned during comments to Parliament on Tuesday. While Johnson’s spokesman later corrected that error, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss was pressed on the issue during television interviews early Wednesday and repeatedly declined to rule out taking action against Abramovich.

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