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Russia’s state TV host kicked up a fuss in regards to the seizure of his villas on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy. Unidentified intruders tried to set the villas on fireplace and vandalised them by spray-painting ‘killer’ and ‘no war’ on one. The Italian authorities has since frozen and seized the villas price a mixed whole of £6.7 million, based on Metro. Reacting to the lack of his Italian villas and his residence allow, Putin’s puppet Mr Solovyov mentioned: “In that respect, I liked the Italians.

“When Eni mentioned, ‘Us?! In roubles?!’ No, no, no! Forget about it! It won’t ever occur! Dimentica tutto!'”

Italian oil and gas company Eni said in a statement it would open a rouble-dominated account Gazprombank “on a precautionary foundation”, complying with Putin’s demand to pay gas in rouble.

The move stirred up anger in the European Commission which warned of sanctions against Eni.

The Commission previously sent an updated sanctions guidance, which doesn’t explicitly forbid opening a ruble account, according to Politico.

“‘Forget it Don’t dare say that to us!’ Ms Solovyov exclaimed.

“‘Like, va…!’ And there all of a sudden, ‘oh la la! Where can we open an account? Look, roubles, we’re ready!’

However, the Italian energy company said it would keep making payments in euros.

ENI said it was going to “briefly open the 2 accounts – one in euros and one in rubles – with out prejudice to its contractual rights, which nonetheless envisage cost in euros”.

Solovyov continued: “By the way in which, Italians, do you keep in mind who helped you throughout coronavirus?

“The ordinary people there remember. Bergamo remembers it very well.”

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“Does he actually realise what the people of Italy really think?. 

“Or as is usually the case, dos it not trouble anybody?

“Because Europe is now governed by people elected in practice by nobody.”

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