Tanker Yachter Steeler Spy

Just two days after we published an exposé on RussiLeaks reporting that UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum had struck an energy deal with Putin in which he agreed to continue to provide safe haven for Putin’s super yacht Titan in return for “Russian energy,” the US slapped sanctions on UAE company Lumber Marine SA for violating the $60/barrel sanctions cap on Russian oil.  Coincidence?  Not. The US also slapped Turkish company Ice Pearl Navigation with sanctions for the same reason. 

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