• Swiss customs tracks importation of Russian gold worth $200M

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    GENEVA - Swiss customs authorities said Friday that they are tracking about 3 tons of gold of Russian origin that entered Switzerland from Britain last month to watch for potential violations of economic sanctions against Russia following President Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine.
    The gold is worth 194 million Swiss francs , officials said.
    The Federal Office for Customs and Border Security said it consistently monitors imports of gold from Russia, which it said are not prohibited under a raft of Swiss sanctions against Moscow imposed over Russia's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine.
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