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Sat Nov 18, 2017, 08:22 PM Nov 2017

Russian oligarch docks yacht in Palm Beach ahead of Trump visit [View all]

Maybe just another "coincidence".

A prominent Russian oligarch with ties to President Vladimir Putin has docked his 500-foot yacht in the Port of Palm Beach just days before President Trump makes his way to Mar-a-Lago.

Roman Abramovich docked his yacht, which is estimated to be worth between $400 and $500 million, at the port on Friday afternoon, and is expected to stay until Dec. 5, according to The Palm Beach Post.

Abramovich's arrival comes days before Trump is set to arrive at his Florida resort, dubbed the Winter White House, for the Thanksgiving holiday. There have not been reports or signs that the two are meeting.

Abramovich owns London’s Chelsea Football Club and is the largest shareholder of Russia's second largest steel company. He is reportedly close with the Russian president.

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Trump's daring Robert Mueller. He thinks he's invincible. octoberlib Nov 2017 #1
Well so far he has been. OliverQ Nov 2017 #21
BOOOM! HEAD SHOT.... yuiyoshida Nov 2017 #36
Is he the same guy that followed Trump around in his air plane?? Angry Dragon Nov 2017 #2
Not sure if it's the same guy DesertRat Nov 2017 #4
Taht guy was the "fertilizer king", as Rachel dubbed him. dixiegrrrrl Nov 2017 #7
I had an OP about this before: Trump landed in Tokyo today & Oleg Deripaska's M-UGIC is still there Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #15
Interesting DesertRat Nov 2017 #24
Probably picking up a da Vinci if I had to guess Not Ruth Nov 2017 #3
... or some WH paintings! n/t RKP5637 Nov 2017 #28
... or a refugee from the White House? fierywoman Nov 2017 #34
Might be dropping off a satchel. dhol82 Nov 2017 #5
Why is this allowed? He's not even trying to hide his ecstatic Nov 2017 #6
Because there's no evidence that they will be meeting. DesertRat Nov 2017 #9
That is actually a good thing. dixiegrrrrl Nov 2017 #11
No law to stop it. It's only Trump's call. defacto7 Nov 2017 #29
Maybe invited for Thanksgiving. They both have much to be thankful for...so far. n/t monmouth4 Nov 2017 #8
Has Groper Don the Con implemented the Sanctions yet? malaise Nov 2017 #10
Not to my knowledge Angry Dragon Nov 2017 #17
In the past 30 days the vessel has gone from Crete FightingIrish Nov 2017 #12
That is one big yacht: EX500rider Nov 2017 #13
535 feet. By comparison, a US Navy Arleigh-Burke Class Destroyer is 505' A HERETIC I AM Nov 2017 #18
Wow! DesertRat Nov 2017 #25
The Russian supposedly has missiles and 20-30 Russian Special Forces on there Not Ruth Nov 2017 #31
Maybe Trump has an exit strategy.... Turbineguy Nov 2017 #14
One can dream. LisaL Nov 2017 #16
Please be an escape vehicle for someone. toddwv Nov 2017 #19
Probably just there to remind trumpft who he's indebted to Merlot Nov 2017 #20
Trump's still afraid of pee tape Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Nov 2017 #22
This is why Trump needs his BILLION dollar tax break, to buy a bigger yacht. L. Coyote Nov 2017 #23
Aargh! DesertRat Nov 2017 #26
They probably don't care who notices. Arrogant turds. Russia oasis Nov 2017 #27
The proximity of a paruskie oligarch, STINKS. leanforward Nov 2017 #30
Not sure if it is the same Russian, but there has been a yacht in NY harbor all year that is bigly Not Ruth Nov 2017 #32
"There are no coincidences." fierywoman Nov 2017 #33
How nice of Abramovich to visit Russia's newest satellite state, the U.S.A. VOX Nov 2017 #35
Would it be bad if a few dozen alligators made it on board ProudLib72 Nov 2017 #37
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