Top Rabbi arrested amid probe into Roman Abramovich's Portuguese citizenship

Mark Battersby
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A leading rabbi who helped Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich obtain his Portuguese citizenship has been told he cannot leave Portugal and must present himself to authorities when required. Daniel Litvak was detained on 10 March in widely media reported coverage saying that this formed part of an investigation into how citizenship had been granted. On 11 March, Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. He is one of seven oligarchs to be hit with fresh sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans. The Premier League has disqualified ...

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