France seizes ship suspected of violating Russia sanctions

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Breaking: French authorities have said that they have seized a Russian owned ship they believe could be guilty of breaking the sanctions imposed by the EU.

The unnamed ship was seized by French sea police on Saturday morning off the coast of France.  The ship was apparently diverted into the French port of Boulogne-sur-Mer between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. (0200-0300 GMT), said Captain Veronique Magnin of the French Maritime Prefecture, adding ongoing checks were being carried out by customs officials.

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