Oliver Bullough, author of Moneyland and Butler to the World, said: He sanctions, even if the aven restricts him from spending his money.
“This is part of the larger problem of not having a clear sanctions strategy in this country. Are you supporting me?”
Oligarchs worth an estimated £4 billion
Eiben, who was pictured with the Russian president on the day the invasion of Ukraine began, was sanctioned by British and EU authorities in March.
He has an estimated £4 billion fortune derived from the empire, including ownership of Holland & Barrett, Russia’s largest commercial bank and retailer.
A patron of the Royal Academy and the Tate until he was sanctioned, Aven does not have a bank account in the UK but uses private enterprise to run three houses and ensure the personal safety of his family. are paying their children’s school fees.
His 18-room mansion in Wentworth, Surrey is 29,000 square feet with six bedrooms, additional suites, a gym and a wing for a saltwater pool.
Eiben, one of the Russian oligarchs, has sued a British court for journalist Catherine Belton’s links to the Russian president in her book “Putin’s People.”
The matter was settled, but Belton told MPs in March that Aven had used the UK’s data law to silence her, calling it a “fake reputation”.
We reached out to Aven for comment.
According to Whitehall sources, the sanctions law requires Treasury Department licenses to “enable, with appropriate exemptions, to continue economic activities that would be prohibited under the applicable sanctions regime.” was approved to be granted.