Vladimir Putin

Yachting – 2021 built 70.2 m POLARIS at Malta

One of the Italian built luxury yachts around the world is the 2021 built superyacht POLARIS built by Rossinavi at Viareggio, Italy. She’s the 280th largest yacht in the world and the first largest yacht to be built by her builder. In fact shortly after she was delivered to her owner she entered Grand Harbour, …

Yachting – 2021 built 70.2 m POLARIS at Malta Read More »

Russia-Ukraine War – Ukrainian Navy destroy Russian Navy RFS ORSK BDK 148 – 24.03.2022

On Thursday 24th March a Russian Navy Project 1171 Tapir Class landing ship (NATO reporting name as Alligator) RFS ORSK BDK 148 was destroyed with 2 other naval vessels damaged in the occupied Ukrainian port city of Berdiansk by the Ukrainian Military. 24 hours before this was the scene while she was discharging military equipment …

Russia-Ukraine War – Ukrainian Navy destroy Russian Navy RFS ORSK BDK 148 – 24.03.2022 Read More »

Yachting – 156 m mega yacht DILBAR seized – 02.03.2022

On Wednesday 2nd March, 2022 the German Government seized the 4th longest yacht in the world – DILBAR as part of a series of sanctions on Russian oligarchs during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine owned by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov. DILBAR is named after Usmanov’s mother. Below is the first DILBAR launched in 2005 as a 66 …

Yachting – 156 m mega yacht DILBAR seized – 02.03.2022 Read More »

Ukraine Crisis – Ships Shelled in Black Sea – Feb 2022

The Black Sea is a critical region for agricultural traders and oil traders alike. Ukraine and Russia together account for more than a quarter of the global trade in wheat and about a fifth of corn. That trade was thrown into chaos after Ukraine’s ports closed in the wake of Russia’s invasion. With Russia invasion …

Ukraine Crisis – Ships Shelled in Black Sea – Feb 2022 Read More »

Ukraine Crisis – Russian Navy building up around Ukraine – 21.02.2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow does not want a war in Europe amid rising tensions over Ukraine but demanded that the issue of Kyiv’s relationship with NATO be resolved in its entirety immediately. Speaking at a joint news conference on Tuesday 15th February, 2022 after talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Putin said Russia had …

Ukraine Crisis – Russian Navy building up around Ukraine – 21.02.2022 Read More »

Yachting – Putin’s Superyacht GRACEFUL at Malta – 03.11.2020

On Tuesday 3rd November, 2020 the 82 metre 2014 built superyacht GRACEFUL entered Grand Harbour, Malta bound to Palumbo Malta Superyachts. It seems that she’s owned by the Russian President Vladimir Putin and homeported at Road Harbour with Virgin Islands flag (VGB). She was built at the Russian Sevmash Shipyard near Arkhangelsk, Sevmash is known for building nuclear …

Yachting – Putin’s Superyacht GRACEFUL at Malta – 03.11.2020 Read More »