Putin’s ex-wife & members of the family slapped with UK sanctions
The mistress, ex-wife and members of the family of Russian president Vladimir Putin had been added to the ever-growing UK sanctions checklist as Liz Truss appears to focus on the “shady community propping” up the chief.
The International Place of work stated Friday’s announcement of additional measures would see contributors of Mr Putin’s shut and inside circle hit as the United Kingdom Executive continues to hunt new tactics of punishing Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine.
Mr Putin’s professional belongings are modest, in step with the International Place of work, along with his way of life “funded through a cabal of circle of relatives, buddies and elites”.
International Secretary Ms Truss stated: “We’re exposing and focused on the shady community propping up Putin’s luxurious way of life and tightening the vice on his inside circle.
“We can stay going with sanctions on all the ones assisting and abetting Putin’s aggression till Ukraine prevails.”
Some of the high-profile figures at the checklist is Alina Kabaeva, a retired Olympic gymnast who’s broadly reported to be Mr Putin’s mistress.
A UK professional described her as having a “shut non-public courting” with the previous KGB officer.
Unconfirmed studies recommend the 2004 Athens gold medallist has been engaged to the Russian chief and has had his youngsters.