Russian-born Abramovich lands in Tel Aviv as new Israeli citizen

After he was kept waiting for his British visa, Russian-born Roman Abramovich’s private G656 Jet touched down in Tel Aviv Monday, after he was granted immediate Israel citizenship under the Law of Return by the embassy in Moscow. Owner of the British Chelsea football club, he is building a multimillion shekel mansion in the upmarket Neve Tzedek neighborhood of Tel Aviv. The British government declined to comment on the delay in granting his visa, but its expiry coincided with the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, for which the British government accused Moscow. Abramovich, whose fortune is worth an estimated $11.5bn, is ranked the 139th richest man in the world, the 12th richest in Russia and as of Monday, he is the richest Israeli.

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16 thoughts on “Russian-born Abramovich lands in Tel Aviv as new Israeli citizen

  • May 28, 2018 @ 22:22 at 22:22
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    Smart guy, inspired, good for him, good for Israel!

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 0:02 at 0:02
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    As Russian he was denied UK visa. Let see if Israeli citizenship can reverse UK’s decision.

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    • May 29, 2018 @ 14:38 at 14:38
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      ROFL as if,Actually he is about to become a lot poorer as all his investments and hidden stolen money in the UK are to be sized ,Can a country with a few million people and a couple of aircraft stop that NO..”Curious”

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 0:07 at 0:07
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    Welcome home comrade!!

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 0:40 at 0:40
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    Abramovich, buy Beitar Trump Jerusalem. Please.

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 0:52 at 0:52
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    putin beloved oligarch flees to israel

    let all corruptus gather israelc

    jewish + Russian = Mafia

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 2:29 at 2:29
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    No taxes at all for 10 years? No nothing?

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 2:35 at 2:35
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    I just successfully solved the 1 x 1 x 1 Rubik cube, this was the first step to in my plan to become the first Palestinian billionaire. Next step: an on line Kiteazon to sell kites.

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    • May 29, 2018 @ 5:57 at 5:57
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      mahmud – all the “sense” of an amoeba…

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 4:19 at 4:19
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    Good Move…London is not what it was…It has changed and not for the better…Some parts of London look like downtown Gaza….Tel Aviv leaves London for dead…Nice beaches great weather…And the best looking people on the Planet….Enjoy…

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    • May 29, 2018 @ 4:54 at 4:54
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      HA HA! You fckng crazy juice are disfigured.

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 6:02 at 6:02
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    Couple of “disfigured”, amoeba-brained creatures still insist on posting verbal vomit on this site…
    Debka-file, please prevent these from happening again !

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 7:40 at 7:40
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    The shekel was first invented by Palestinians from Moab and Edom long before 13th century BCE.

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 8:25 at 8:25
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    10 years no taxes for money earned outside of Israel only.
    But he has to pay petuach leumi (social ensurance including health fund like clalit some level of care and at last chevra kadisha and others) on it.
    I am sure the petuach is limited to a certain rather small maximum sum like 3000 dollar equivalent from which he has to pay a percentage for petuach leumi.

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 13:39 at 13:39
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    Jonathan:
    Bituach Leumi. It is paid as a percentage of income. Gradually decreasing in percentage in formal steps from lowest to highest income. R .Abramovich is a long-standing zionist and donates to a long list of organizations and institutions in Israel. The payments to social insurance he may see as another donation. Truly a “Gvir”, community provider in Yiddish.

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  • May 29, 2018 @ 14:13 at 14:13
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    Mahmud:
    Shekel is akadic name for a unit of weight . It dates back to 30 century b.c. Cited frequently in the Bible and Talmud. In kingdoms of Israel it became a payment unit, probably a shekel of silver.
    Using “Palestinians” in the conjunction with “Moab” and “Edom” is an abuse of history and insult to readers intelligence.
    Even an Muhammad needs to know that the word ” Palestine” was first used with the onset of Zionist Movement at the end of 19 century in the meaning of “Home of Jews”. Already after the establishment of the State of Israel, the name has been hijacked by Arab and leftist scholars and re-designated as ” A home of Arabs”. Notably by Edward Said.
    Therefore it is serious mistake to talk about “Palestinians” before such a name was even invented. And before means before 19 century.

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