Calls for wider sanctions, seizure of Russian oligarchs' NYC luxury real estate
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NEW YORK — Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine once again called for expanded sanctions against Russia to allow the seizure of oligarchs’ pricey real estate holdings in New York. As the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its second week, Levine demanded more brutal action to target cronies of strongman Vladimir Putin. “We’re still waiting for the U.S. gov’t to place the broad circle of oligarchs connected to Putin on the sanctions list,” Levine tweeted. “This is the prerequisite to seizing the ultra luxe apartments many hold in Manhattan.” “Let’s do it NOW,” he added. In the UK, home to se...