Yacht-Watch: The Fancy Boats Getting Snatched Away From Russian Oligarchs

The Russian oligarchy finds itself paying the price for Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, which has triggered sanctions from the international community against Kremlin-tied billionaires and financial institutions left and right. And sadly for those oligarchs, Putin doesn’t seem particularly interested in their plight.

With many of their assets abroad frozen, some of Russia’s most obscenely wealthy find their lavish million-dollar superyachts are now in danger of being yanked away by the countries where they were docked or, in at least one case, just straight-up sabotaged by normal citizens out of protest.