Frozen Russian assets could be used to rebuild Ukraine, says EU chief

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Frozen russian assets could be used to rebuild ukraine, says eu chief

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European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said frozen Russian assets could be used to rebuild Ukraine and “punish Moscow for the war in Ukraine.

“We have blocked 300 billion euros of the Russian Central Bank reserves and we have frozen 19 billion euros of Russian oligarchs’ money,” EU chief said.

Ms von der Leyen also proposed that the establishment of a specialised court, backed by the United Nations, “to investigate and prosecute Russia’s crime of aggression”.

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