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Russian oil still flowing to Europe via waters off Greece

Vessels made 41 ship-to-ship transfers over six months: Nikkei analysis

TOKYO -- The West has sanctioned Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, but Russian oil continues to flow to Europe via hidden maritime routes.

A Nikkei analysis found that in the six months since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, 41 vessels made ship-to-ship transfers of oil off the coast of Greece with tankers that left Russia and later arrived at European ports. There was only one such vessel last year.

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