They will auction off the superyacht of a Russian oligarch close to Putin valued at more than USD 80 million

The “Alfa Nero” (charterindex)

The government of Old and bearded is going to put up for sale a superyacht docked at one of its docks for more than a year and which is owned by the Russian billionaire Andrei Gurievunder US sanctions.

He “alpha nero”, valued at 81 million dollars, is docked at the wharf of Falmouth Harboron the Caribbean island of Antigua, according to data from the local Cabinet.

“The Attorney General reported to the newspapers and other media that a note will be published for ten days, announcing the sale of the ship Alfa Nero in order to comply with the requirements under the law of a forced sale”, informed the Executive.

Guryev, a close associate of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and founder of the fertilizer manufacturer PhosAgro; he appears on the list of people sanctioned by the US as a result of the invasion of Ukraine.

The US Treasury Department imposed last August Sanctions on Guryev and the yacht “Alfa Nero”with flag of Cayman Islands.

“If the owner of the ship fails to claim the same during that time, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, by revealing that the same constitutes a danger to transport and to the dock where it is anchored, will be sold to the highest bidder”, added the Government.

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The “Alfa Nero”, valued at 81 million dollars, is docked at the Falmouth Harbor pier, on the Caribbean island of Antigua (charterindex)

The vessel, 267 feet (81 meters) in length, has a beauty salon, spa, and large pool.

According to the authorities of Antigua and Barbuda, the boat has been anchored for more than a year and has remained in that position ever since. Also, at this time, its employees have not been paid Neither does the fuel supplier.

In another order, the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenskystated that the Russian Army will have the “open road” east of Ukraine if you capture the besieged city of Bakhmutin an interview with the American chain CNN.

“We understand that after Bakhmut they would go further. They could get to Kramatorsk, they could go to Slovianskit would be an open path for the Russians after Bakhmut,” he told CNN.

The Russian army has vowed to capture the eastern town of Bakhmut, a symbolic prize after months of bloody fighting, as a precursor to deeper offensives into Ukraine.

The battle for Bakhmut, a mining town with a pre-war population of 80,000, has been the longest and bloodiest in the Russian invasion, which has devastated large swathes of Ukraine and displaced millions of people.

(With information from EFE)

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