Roman Abramovich

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Leak reveals Roman Abramovich’s billion-dollar trusts transferred before Russia sanctions
Exclusive: Files raise questions about whether oligarch’s children were made beneficiaries to protect fortune from possible asset freezes

Harry Davies

06, Jan, 2023 @12:04 PM

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Russian oligarchs lose $95bn in 2022 amid sanctions after Ukraine war
Roman Abramovich’s fortune fell by 57% to $7.8bn, as the UK government froze more than £18bn of assets belonging to Russians

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Canada targets Abramovich company for Ukraine sanctions seizure
Government plans to seize US$26m from Granite Capital Holdings, owned by sanctioned former Chelsea FC owner

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

19, Dec, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Who might have the money to buy Manchester United?
Oligarchs and fans are an unlikely bet but UK and overseas billionaires and sovereign wealth funds are in running to meet £3.7bn price tag

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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UK sanctions now cover £18bn of Russian-owned assets
Government says measures brought in since invasion of Ukraine are ‘crippling war machine’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

10, Nov, 2022 @1:17 PM

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UK adds two Roman Abramovich ‘business associates’ to Russia sanctions list
Oligarchs Alexander Abramov and Alexander Frolov among four steel and petrochemical tycoons put on list

Rupert Neate and Jessica Elgot

02, Nov, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Saudi foreign minister defends role in securing Ukraine prisoner swaps
Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud decries as ‘cynical’ accusations his country was trying to improve its image after Khashoggi killing

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

23, Sep, 2022 @10:11 AM

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Football has ‘challenges’ after Chelsea sale, says Premier League’s Richard Masters
Richard Masters, the chief executive of the Premier League, said the owners’ and directors’ test will be strengthened

Jacob Steinberg

01, Aug, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Patriots review – Peter Morgan’s compelling study of Russian dissidence
Tom Hollander stars as Boris Berezovsky in The Crown creator’s new drama, which has a show-stealing performance by Will Keen as Vladimir Putin

Arifa Akbar

13, Jul, 2022 @8:53 AM

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Uber hired oligarch-linked Russian lobbyist despite bribery fears
Leak shows firm made effort to court several billionaires and state officials allegedly aligned with Vladimir Putin

Harry Davies, Simon Goodley and Andrew Roth

11, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘How can I not get enraged?’ Russian director Serebrennikov on war, exile and his new opera
Despite run-ins with the authorities Kirill Serebrennikov stayed put – until the invasion of Ukraine

Pjotr Sauer in Amsterdam

13, Jun, 2022 @8:14 AM

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Blacklist Dubai over failure to crack down on Russian oligarchs, say campaigners
UAE has become haven for superyachts, private jets and ‘dirty money’ since invasion of Ukraine, but has taken no action

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

11, Jun, 2022 @1:01 PM

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