The Graceful yacht belonging to Russian President Vladimir Putin abruptly left Hamburg harbor before repairs were completed.
#Putin´s Yacht "The Gracefull" inbound Kaliningrad from Hamburg in anticipation of future sanctions due to the conflict in #Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/qdhAUhCH1m
— Manu Gómez (@GDarkconrad) February 9, 2022
Putin's superyacht abruptly left Germany amid sanction warnings should Russia invade Ukraine: report https://t.co/rp9sMxw0i0 via @Yahoo Russians scrounge for food, housing etc and Putin has a super yacht! He is screwing his countrymen.
— Vertan72 (@Vertan72) February 9, 2022
The relocation of the $100 million yacht from German waters to Kaliningrad, part of Russian territory, came amid fears that the West would impose sanctions if Russia invaded Ukraine.
Putin's Yacht 'Graceful' Left Germany Amid Sanction Warnings: Report https://t.co/JfZ3ZavETy
— EndGameWW3 (@EndGameWW3) February 9, 2022
The United States and the United Kingdom have warned of sanctions on Russian elites, and President Joe Biden has threatened to personally sanction Putin if Russia decides to attack Ukraine.