Yad Vashem 'Suspends Partnership' With Russian-Israeli Oligarch Abramovich After U.K. Sanctions

The Holocaust memorial had previously come to the defense of Abramovich, Israel's second-richest person, considered a Putin ally, who now faces sanctions in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Ofer Aderet
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Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial has "suspended" a major donation by Russian-Israeli oligarch Roman Abramovich shortly after the United Kingdom slapped sanctions on the Chelsea soccer club owner, distancing itself from him in a statement issued Thursday.

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