Portugal blocks sale of Abramovich mansion, Publico newspaper says

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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal has blocked the sale of a 10 million euro ($10.4 million) mansion belonging to sanctions-hit Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, Publico newspaper said on Saturday, without citing its sources. The property registry of the mansion in the luxury Quinta do Lago resort in the Algarve was frozen – meaning it cannot be changed – on March 25 at the request of the foreign ministry, a month after Russia’s full invasion of Ukraine, Publico said. The ministry did not immediately reply to a Reuters request for comment. A spokesperson for Abramovich did not respond to phone ca…

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