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Chelsea learn Champions League quarterfinal fate amid sanctions turmoil

Chelsea will face record 13-time winners Real Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals as the London club’s defense of their title continues.  The draw for the elite continental club competition’s next fixtures was made on Friday, and elsewhere placed Premier League leaders Manchester City against Atletico Madrid, Villarreal against Bayern Munich, …

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Rich Russians turning to Dubai to evade sanctions – media

Wealthy Russians have stepped up their efforts to move their funds from Europe to Dubai to evade Western sanctions placed on them over the war in Ukraine, Reuters has reported, citing financial and legal sources in the Gulf state. A globally acclaimed tourist destination, Dubai is also considered the region’s …

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Car giants Hyundai make Chelsea decision after Abramovich sanctions

Car giants Hyundai have asked Premier League heavyweights Chelsea to remove their branding from their Stamford Bridge home and team shirt sleeves following the sanctioning of club owner Roman Abramovich. The company, which agreed a five-year deal with the Champions League holders in 2018, has acted following the punishments imposed …

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Chelsea react to Abramovich sanctions

Premier League football club Chelsea have released a statement in reaction to the UK government’s sanctions on Roman Abramovich, stating they will seek an amendment to their general license amid the Russian’s British assets freeze.  Abramovich was sanctioned on Thursday morning when featured in a 42-page document released by the UK …

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What do Abramovich sanctions mean for Chelsea?

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UK sanctions 386 Russian MPs over Ukraine war

The UK government imposed sanctions on 386 members of Russia’s State Duma on Friday, targeting all lawmakers who voted for recognizing the sovereignty of Ukraine’s breakaway republics, Lugansk and Donetsk. Moscow’s formal recognition of the two republics served as a “pretext” for the subsequent Russian offensive, the Foreign Office said. …

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US sanctions Russians over North Korea

The US government has sanctioned several Russian entities and individuals for allegedly helping a North Korean operative to procure supplies for Pyongyang. In a statement on Friday, the US Treasury Department announced that its Office of Foreign Assets Control had sanctioned two Russian citizens and three companies “for supporting the …

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Traditional Japanese food feels impact of Russia sanctions

Japan’s sushi restaurants are seeing a spike in seafood prices because of sanctions the country imposed on Russia, Nikkei Asia reported this week. One of the pricier sushi ingredients, crab, has become 20% more expensive in the last two weeks, the outlet reports, citing a fish merchant in Tokyo, who …

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