Dutch prosecutors seize land from Putin’s ex-son-in-law: reports

Dutch prosecutors have seized a plot of land in an Amsterdam suburb from a businessman who used to be married to the daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to media reports.

The 1,432 sqm plot, located in Duyvendrecht, about 6 km south of Amsterdam city centre, was seized on 12 May by the National Public Prosecutor’s Office for Financial, Economic and Environmental Crimes, which is responsible for enforcing the sanctions. joint investigation released late Thursday by the Guardian and two other outlets.

The plot of land is currently vacant and is owned by Jorit Faassen, a Dutch businessman who used to be married to Putin’s eldest daughter, Maria Vorontsova. the couple are reportedly Separate,

Putin’s two adult daughters were put down European Union And We Sanctions in April 2022, shortly after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

The Guardian reported that Dutch prosecutors declined to comment on the reason for the seizure or on whether Faassen, who lives in Russia, is being investigated in the Netherlands.