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Russian-Owned Private Jets and Helicopters Continue to Fly, Despite Sanctions
Russian-Owned Private Jets and Helicopters Continue to Fly, Despite Sanctions

17 Jun 2022, 02:27 UTC / Surprising absolutely no one, new research shows that international economic sanctions have had little impact as regards privately-owned aircraft

 
Lada Granta Classic '22 Revealed, Poverty-Spec Model Doesn't Even Have Airbags
Lada Granta Classic '22 Revealed, Poverty-Spec Model Doesn't Even Have Airbags

16 Jun 2022, 14:25 UTC / If you ever wondered how bad the Russian automotive industry is doing after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, this car is the perfect example

 
Two of the World’s Biggest Superyachts, Nord and Motor Yacht A, Sail Under Russian Flag
Two of the World’s Biggest Superyachts, Nord and Motor Yacht A, Sail Under Russian Flag

15 Jun 2022, 03:33 UTC / Both superyachts are on sanctions lists but have managed to avoid capture. They have been de-registered and are now sailing under the Russian flag

 
Volkswagen Offers Compensation to Employees Who Voluntarily Resign Job at Russia Plant
Volkswagen Offers Compensation to Employees Who Voluntarily Resign Job at Russia Plant

10 Jun 2022, 09:53 UTC / Workers who agreed to quit and accept the company’s offer before June 17 would receive financial compensation and medical insurance until the end of 2022

 
U.S. Goes After Superyachts, Luxury Yacht Management Company, and God Himself
U.S. Goes After Superyachts, Luxury Yacht Management Company, and God Himself

4 Jun 2022, 04:31 UTC / In a bid to “degrade the key networks used by Russia’s elites,” the U.S. Department of Treasury expands sanctions list to include vessels, companies, aircraft

 
Skoda Expands Cable Harness Production Amid Russo-Ukrainian War
Skoda Expands Cable Harness Production Amid Russo-Ukrainian War

1 Jun 2022, 13:07 UTC / Not willing to stop production of the Enyaq iV again over the Russo-Ukrainian War, the peeps at Skoda have diversified their cable harness production locations

 
China Closes Airspace to Russian-Owned Aircraft, but Only to Stolen Planes
China Closes Airspace to Russian-Owned Aircraft, but Only to Stolen Planes

1 Jun 2022, 03:55 UTC / As of last month, China is asking all airlines to update their electronic dossier with more complete information, which re-registered airplanes don’t have

 
$120 Million Alfa Nero Superyacht Pops Up in Antigua, Still Has Tracking Turned Off
$120 Million Alfa Nero Superyacht Pops Up in Antigua, Still Has Tracking Turned Off

30 May 2022, 02:57 UTC / Owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Guryev, Alfa Nero has been “invisible” for tracking since March 3, when it was last spotted in the Caribbean

 
Roman Abramovich’s New Private Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Officially Grounded
Roman Abramovich’s New Private Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Officially Grounded

27 May 2022, 10:52 UTC / Earlier this month, the U.S. included the New Bandit on the list of airlines denied export privileges, which means it’s “effectively grounded”

 
Gas Billionaire’s $150 Million Superyacht Pacific Is Visible Again, Moving Out of Reach
Gas Billionaire’s $150 Million Superyacht Pacific Is Visible Again, Moving Out of Reach

27 May 2022, 03:51 UTC / Pacific went dark on May 8 but is back to broadcasting its location now: the point of destination is now Port Said in Egypt, where it would be safe from seizing

 
Mitsubishi's Russian Lineup Outshines America's Even After Sanctions, Here's How
Mitsubishi's Russian Lineup Outshines America's Even After Sanctions, Here's How

25 May 2022, 08:20 UTC / As an American watching Russian YouTuber Dan Sheekoz walk in the front entrance of his local Mitsubishi dealership, you're taken aback by how different it looks

 
$500 Million Custom Superyacht Nord Is on the Move Again After Escaping Sanctions
$500 Million Custom Superyacht Nord Is on the Move Again After Escaping Sanctions

25 May 2022, 05:27 UTC / Owned by Russian oligarch Alexey Mordashov, the Nord megayacht made it to Russia in time and avoided authorities, but is moving in the Sea of Japan

 
Russian Man Goes Car Shopping After Sanctions, What He Finds is Horrifying
Russian Man Goes Car Shopping After Sanctions, What He Finds is Horrifying

24 May 2022, 20:52 UTC / It's as if every shipping vessel on route to Russia pulled a handbrake turn and sailed back home as soon as they heard the word of Putin's Plans.

 
BMW Could Boost Alternative Energy Investments in Bid to Lower Dependence on Natural Gas
BMW Could Boost Alternative Energy Investments in Bid to Lower Dependence on Natural Gas

24 May 2022, 09:36 UTC / German carmaker BMW is exploring solar, geothermal and hydrogen energy sources as it attempts to lower its dependence on natural gas

 
The Volga V12 Coupe Is a Stereotype-Defying, BMW M-Powered Custom From Mother Russia
The Volga V12 Coupe Is a Stereotype-Defying, BMW M-Powered Custom From Mother Russia

23 May 2022, 14:52 UTC / A Russian icon from the Soviet era with a German heart, the Volga V12 Coupe is a sensational custom powered by a massive M-engineered V12

 
Superyachts Are Staying Clear of Party Islands to Avoid Seizure, Predictably So
Superyachts Are Staying Clear of Party Islands to Avoid Seizure, Predictably So

22 May 2022, 05:12 UTC / The party has stopped for the world’s mega-rich, maritime tracking data reveals. Superyachts flee to friendly waters, and the Balearic Sea is “treacherous”

 
Azovstal Steel Plant Billionaire May Be Selling Unfinished Lurssen Megayacht Luminance
Azovstal Steel Plant Billionaire May Be Selling Unfinished Lurssen Megayacht Luminance

21 May 2022, 05:43 UTC / Rinat Akhmetov is the richest man in Ukraine and the owner of the Azovstal steel plant that is now under Russian control. Rep says Luminance might go

 
Blade-Shaped, $300 Million Motor Yacht A Has Disappeared in the Arabian Sea
Blade-Shaped, $300 Million Motor Yacht A Has Disappeared in the Arabian Sea

20 May 2022, 05:53 UTC / Owned by Andrey Melnichenko, Motor Yacht A is one of the most controversial, famous and spectacular vessels ever built, and it’s gone missing

 
Moscow's Mayor Wants to Revive an Awful Old Soviet Automaker, Why?
Moscow's Mayor Wants to Revive an Awful Old Soviet Automaker, Why?

18 May 2022, 22:39 UTC / An auto brand whose name roughly translates to " a proud native of Moscow" or "Moscovite" coming back from the dead sounds like a dream for any Moscow Mayor

 
America Displays Heavy Guns Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Close to Russia
America Displays Heavy Guns Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Close to Russia

17 May 2022, 12:37 UTC / Oshkosh Defense is showing two Joint Light Tactical Vehicles at Romania's Black Sea Defense Aerospace and Security Conference, one is fully loaded