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Abramovich’s Luxury Jet Among 100 Planes Cited Over U.S. Rules

March 18, 2022, 8:33 PM

The Biden administration identified billionaire Roman Abramovich’s Gulfstream business jet among 100 for apparent violations of the nation’s export controls imposed over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The sanctions apply to commercial and private aircraft destined for Russia and Belarus in recent weeks, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security said in a statement Friday. Other planes were listed as belonging to carriers including Aeroflot PJSC.

Abramovich was listed as the owner or operator of a Gulfstream G650ER, a long-range, twin-engine business aircraft considered one of the most prestigious in private aviation. Introduced in 2008, the G650 ...