A Russian billionaire and Premier League investor proud of his relationship with Vladimir Putin has escaped UK sanctions despite being targeted by the US and EU.
Financier Alisher Usmanov68 years old, has been affected by travel bans and asset freezes issued by Washington and Brussels.
Usmanov, known as one of the Putin’s The EU’s “favorite tycoon”, is worth at least £12 billion and owns two properties worth £100 million.
Until yesterday, the former Arsenal stakeholder had a commercial relationship with Everton – but the club has now suspend all “trade financing arrangements” with his companies.
Transactions, amounting to millions of pounds, have been put on ice as it also appears Usmanov has been around during the new boss’s time By Frank Lampard Recent job interview.
Previously, Usmanov hired London’s leading law firm Schillings to protect his reputation.
He said in 2020: “How can I be scared punishment when I’ve been through things in life that are much harsher?
“I don’t deserve them, so it will hurt if they come.
“I am not participating. I don’t meddle in any political matters.”
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