World Chess Federation’s Swiss accounts frozen over president’s Syria sanctions

By Deutsche Welle
2018.02.15. 01:23
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The world chess body said its Swiss accounts have been frozen because its president is subject to US sanctions. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, a Russian, has allegedly aided the Syrian regime....



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