On 25 May, KYC 360 reported an EU Observer story concerning Greek billionaire, Ivan Savvidi. 62 and born in Georgia.  Despite the EU having banned EU nationals from doing business in Russia-occupied Crimea and blacklisting people who harmed “the territorial integrity” of Ukraine.  However, the Savvidi family is involved in Crimea food-supply, according to a paper trail seen by EU Observer and by the EU foreign service.  Savvidi has also had business dealings in the Russia-occupied Donbas region in eastern Ukraine, according to Ukrainian authorities, and he has openly funded pro-Russian occupation propaganda events.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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