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Biker boss Alexander Zaldostanov (left of centre) in Russia-occupied Crimea in 2019 (Photo: CC BY 4.0)

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Russia's 'Night Wolves' biker gang to face EU ban

Pro-Kremlin biker gang the Night Wolves will no longer be able to ride around Europe under new Russia sanctions, which also strike at Sberbank and the mayor of Moscow.\n \nAlexander Zaldostanov, the ageing gang leader, three associates, and the Moscow-registered biker club itself were all added to a draft EU blacklist discussed by ambassadors on Monday (18 July).

The 69-year old was cited for "actively supporting Russian state propagand...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Biker boss Alexander Zaldostanov (left of centre) in Russia-occupied Crimea in 2019 (Photo: CC BY 4.0)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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