Roman Abramovich Became a Portuguese Citizen Within Half a Year. Authorities Want to Know How

A rabbi’s arrest, reports of irregularities in the approval process, and demands for transparency: The granting of citizenship to the Russian oligarch and Putin's ally has attracted public attention to the Portuguese passports industry

Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Roi Simyoni
Roi Simyoni
Roi Simyoni
Roi Simyoni

In March 2018, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on a bench in the small town of Salisbury, in the Wilshire district of southwest England. The two were unconscious after inhaling the military nerve gas Novichok. This assassination attempt made waves throughout the world and trained the spotlight – not for the first time – on the Kremlin’s ability to reach its targets even overseas.

Comments