Far more than one hundred fifty belongings belonging to a captured oligarch and Vladimir Putin ally in Ukraine have been seized, Ukrainian officers introduced on Thursday.
Authorities in Ukraine say they have taken possession of 26 vehicles, 32 flats, 23 homes, thirty plots of land, seventeen parking places, and a yacht belonging to Viktor Medvedchuk, who was billed with treason very last 12 months and captured previously this 7 days trying to flee the state.
“On April thirteen, the Lychakivskyi District Courtroom of Lviv Metropolis, at the ask for of the Condition Bureau of Investigation, arrested 154 objects of a lot more movable and immovable home of Ukraine’s MP Viktor Medvedchuk and his spouse Oksana Marchenko,” Ukraine’s bureau of investigations stated on Thursday, introducing that shares in twenty five corporations belonging to the oligarch and his spouse were being also seized.
Medvedchuk was captured by Ukrainian authorities on Tuesday following shelling out a lot more than a thirty day period on the operate following escaping home arrest pursuing Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine.`
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Activists located that the oligarch was shelling out his time throughout home arrest dwelling in a lavish mansion exterior of Kyiv that contains a duplicate of a nineteenth-century railway eating auto with magnificent furnishings that provided a gold-gilded rest room and bidet hose.
Ukrainian officers stated that Russian brokers prepared to smuggle Medvedchuk by boat into a Russian-occupied area of Ukraine and then transportation him to Moscow.
The sixty seven-12 months-previous oligarch was located donning a Ukrainian military uniform when he was captured.
Medvedchuk experienced an approximated internet well worth of $620 million in 2021 and has shut ties to Putin, who is reportedly the godfather of just one of his daughters and reportedly favored putting in Medvedchuk as the chief of a puppet governing administration in Ukraine if Russia was capable to overthrow the present governing administration.