President Putin launched a military invasion into neighboring Ukraine on Thursday and the conflict spread to the outskirts of Kyiv in the early hours of Friday morning, with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirming the reports. about multiple Russian missile attacks on the capital overnight.
Putin’s actions have been widely condemned by the West, with the British government imposing ‘the most severe sanctions’ against Russian elites.
However, Chelsea owner Abramovich is not on their list of targets, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has frozen hundreds of British-based Russian properties in response to the invasion.
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However, there have been calls for the Premier League billionaire to be punished as well, with Labor MP Chris Bryant strongly urging the government to strip Abramovich of Chelsea’s ownership after citing a related document to ‘corrupt activity’.
It is widely suggested that Abramovich, along with a host of other Russian oligarchs based abroad, flew back to Moscow on Thursday, although the 55-year-old boss’s daughter may have taken down him in a hot tub with Putin after an Instagram post.
Sofia Abramovich, the third oldest of the Chelsea owner’s 7 children, shared a post on her Instagram stories claims that Putin, not the Russian people, wants war with Ukraine.
The image adds that ‘the biggest and most successful lie in Kremlin propaganda is that most Russians are on Putin’s side’.
Another message accompanying the post from ‘Russia Reality’ reads: ‘Since the Western media have been talking a lot lately about Putin wanting to invade Ukraine or something completely crazy, I I think maybe this is the right time to remind that Russia is not Putin.
‘He and his friends are occupiers and don’t represent the Russians because Putin won the election at most once in history, and that was a long time ago, so no any talk about real legitimacy. Peace for the Russians and Ukrainians. ‘
Speaking in parliament on Thursday, Labor MP Chris Bryant said of Abramovich: ‘Surely Mr Abramovich won’t be able to own a football club in this country anymore?
‘Surely we should be looking at seizing some of his properties, including his £152million home? And make sure others who already have a tier one visa like this don’t engage in bad practice in the UK. ‘
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