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Russian tycoon's 30 mln euro assets arrested in Italy — media

A spokesman for Rotenberg declined to comment on the issue

ROME, September 23. /ITAR-TASS/. Italian authorities have arrested several houses on the island of Sardinia, a hotel in Rome, shares and banking accounts belonging to Russian businessman Arkady Rotenberg and totaling 30 million euros, Corriere della Sera reported Tuesday, citing sources with knowledge of the situation.

The arrest of the assets of Rotenberg, shareholder of SMP Bank, several construction firms providing services under state orders and a fertilizer producer, was in line with the EU sanctions against Russian officials close to President Vladimir Putin.