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Roman Abramovich's Daughter Speaks Out Against Russia's War On Ukraine

Ryan Sidle

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Roman Abramovich's Daughter Speaks Out Against Russia's War On Ukraine

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Roman Abramovich's daughter has spoken out against Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine, after one MP called for the Russian to have the ownership of Chelsea taken from him.

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Putin declared war on Ukraine on Thursday, sparking calls for sanctions from the British government on people from Russia close to the country's President.

One MP called from the ownership of Chelsea to be removed from Abramovich, despite the 55-year-old billionaire denying that he had any close links to Putin.

Whilst the Blues owner, who no longer lives in Britain and now has Israeli and Portuguese citizenship instead, is yet to break his silence on the matter, his daughter has.

Sofia Abramovich took to Instagram to share a post that said "Putin wants a war with Ukraine. The biggest and most successful lie of Kremlin's propaganda is that most Russian's stand with Putin."

Abramovich's daughter's post. Image: Instagram
Abramovich's daughter's post. Image: Instagram

There has been some negative reaction to Sofia's post, with plenty of people suggesting that the family is only so rich due to the actions of Putin.

She is far from the first Russian to speak out against the actions of her country, and Dynamo Moscow striker Fedor Smolov became the first high profile athlete to do so.

Sports stars from Ukraine have also spoken out against the war, which led to Zenit St Petersburg's being dropped Yaroslav Rakitskiy for their Europa League game with Real Betis on Thursday.

Zenit also lost the hosting of the Champions League final at their Gazprom Arena this year, with UEFA changing it to Paris' Stade de France on Friday.

Topics: Chelsea, Premier League, Russia, Ukraine

Ryan Sidle
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