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DOJ moves to seize 2 planes from Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich


Roman Abramovichich, Chelsea owner, can be seen at the Stamford Bridge match of the Barclays Premier League between Chelsea & Sunderland on December 19, 2015 in London.

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A New York Federal Judge signed Monday an order authorizing the Justice Department to seize two Russian-oligarch Roman Abramovich jets.

This latest seizure attempt is part of a string of economic sanctions against Russian billionaires as a response to the invasion of Ukraine.

Abramovich has two jets: a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and a Gulfstream G650ER.

According to court records, the Boeing is valued at $350 million and is located in Dubai.

According to court records, the Gulfstream is located in Russia.

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