Russia’s sanctions: Oligarch jets continue to fly over EU airspace
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But it only works to a certain extent. Private planes owned by wealthy Russians are still circulating in Europe. In all, WELT AM SONNTAG has been able to identify about 30 suspected Russian planes and helicopters over European airspace since the beginning of EU sanctions.
Data on these flights are publicly available through flight tracking websites. There is credible evidence that these aircraft are owned or controlled by Russian businessmen. In mid-March, British authorities pulled a Cessna jet south of London G-LATO is not in circulation. The London Transport Ministry says Cesna is Russian oil billionaire Yevgeny Markowitsch Schwidler.
British Transport Secretary Grant Shops in front of a hijacked jet allegedly owned by Russian oil billionaire Yevgeny Schwitler
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