Putin’s mega-yacht: Scheherazade, a giant ship worth $700 million, was arrested in Italy

The 140-meter yacht is equipped with a golden toilet and a dance floor that can be transformed into a swimming pool.

The yacht was under the flag of the Cayman Islands / screenshot
The yacht was under the flag of the Cayman Islands / screenshot

Giant yacht Scheherazade, which may belong to Russian President Putin , has been arrested in Italy . The 140-meter vessel is moored in the province of Marina di Carrara. The mega yacht is worth over $700 million.

The arrest of the yacht is reported  by the Ministry of Economy of Italy.

Experts conducted a study and found that the beneficial owner of the Scheherazade yacht has significant economic and business ties with “elements of the Russian government” and other persons who are under sanctions. The yacht was under the flag of the Cayman Islands in the port of Marina di Carrara, she was under the supervision of the authorities for a long time.

It is known that the mega-yacht may belong to Putin. The media have repeatedly reported that it is the President of the Russian Federation who can own a giant ship. The team of the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny also reported this.

(C)UNIAN 2022

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