The United States Department of Justice announced the issuance of an arrest warrant for the Russian Boeing 737-7JU aircraft. It belongs to Rosneft.
What is known
The Boeing aircraft is subject to seizure based on violations of the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA) and recent sanctions imposed against Russia. This decision was made by the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
The sanctions provide for the expansion of export restrictions and the transfer to Russia of aircraft manufactured in the United States without a valid license. The cost of the Boeing 737-7JU is estimated at more than $25 million.
The website of the US Department of Justice states that since February 2022, after the entry into force of sanctions, the plane left the territory of Russia and returned at least seven times, violating federal law. At the moment, the Boeing 737-7JU is on its way or is already in Russia.