Russian businessman, philanthropist, oligarch, and politician (born 1966)
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Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich is a Russian oligarch and politician. He is the former owner of Chelsea, a Premier League football club in London, England, and is the primary owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC.
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Britons released from Russian captivity welcomed on flight by Roman Abramovich - who gave them iPhones to call their familiesFive Britons released from the captivity of Russian-backed separatists were welcomed by Roman Abramovich on their flight out of Russia, with the former Chelsea owner providing them with iPhones to..
Abramovich's $410m jets targeted by US seizure warrantsA US court has issued warrants to seize two luxury planes owned by Roman Abramovich under sanctions imposed due to the Ukraine war.
Chelsea FC confirms sale to group led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake CapitalRoman Abramovich has completed the sale of Chelsea Football Club to a group led by American businessman Todd Boehly and investment firm Clearlake Capital.
Chelsea sale 'at risk' as ministers press Abramovich for fresh assurances over saleThe £4.25bn takeover of Chelsea Football Club has been thrown into fresh doubt amid a renewed impasse between owner Roman Abramovich and Whitehall over the deal's terms.
Roman Abramovich says he has not asked Chelsea to repay £1.5bn loanRoman Abramovich says he has not asked Chelsea to repay his £1.5bn loan, but the funds will be frozen because of sanctions by the European Union.
Roman Abramovich says claims he wants £1.5bn Chelsea FC loan back are 'entirely false'Roman Abramovich has insisted his position over the sale of Chelsea is unchanged and has described claims he has asked for a £1.5bn loan to be paid back as "entirely false".
Jersey seizes $7bn in assets linked to Roman AbramovichA court in Jersey has frozen $7bn (£5.4bn) in assets linked to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.
Roman Abramovich sanctions: Chelsea can't be 'business as usual' - Nigel HuddlestonChelsea cannot be allowed to operate like it is "business as usual" after the sanctions imposed on Roman Abramovich, says sports minister Nigel Huddleston.
Abramovich seen at Ukraine peace talks after allegations he was poisonedRoman Abramovich has been seen at peace talks between Ukrainian and Russian delegations in Istanbul.
Just how involved is Roman Abramovich in Ukraine-Russia peace talks?Roman Abramovich has been rumoured to have been involved in peace talks between Ukraine and his native Russia for several weeks.
Abramovich suffered suspected poisoning at talksRussian billionaire Roman Abramovich suffered suspected poisoning at peace talks in Ukraine this month, an Abramovich spokesperson says.
Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators 'suffered symptoms of suspected chemical weapons poisoning'Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators have suffered symptoms of suspected "chemical weapons" poisoning, according to reports.
US casts doubt on claim Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators were victims of poisoningA US official has cast doubt on claims that sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators were victims of a poisoning earlier this month.
Chelsea FC sale: Bidders given April 11 deadline for final shootoutThe four contenders vying to buy Chelsea Football Club will submit final bids on April 11, paving the way for a prospective new owner to seek government permission to take over from Roman Abramovich by..
Bidders told to commit £1bn to future of Chelsea in four-way shootoutThe remaining contenders to buy Chelsea FC have been told they must commit at least £1bn to future investment in the club if they are to succeed in the battle to end Roman Abramovich's two-decade..
Final whistle for Chelsea bidders as bankers kick out string of offersA string of bidders for Chelsea Football Club including the former US ambassador to the UK have been eliminated from the £3bn auction of last season's Champions League winners as the hunt intensifies..
Chelsea: Who are the potential bidders before Friday's sale deadlineWho are the potential bidders to buy Roman Abramovich's Chelsea as Friday's deadline approaches.
'Needs to be a reckoning': No guarantee Abramovich allowed back to UK, Truss warnsThere is no guarantee sanctioned oligarch Roman Abramovich can return to the UK - and more sanctions will be imposed, the foreign secretary said.
Abramovich superyacht heads for Turkey as oligarch gets assets out of EuropeRoman Abramovich appears to be on a mission to get his assets out of Europe as sanctions tighten.
Roman Abramovich: New evidence highlights corrupt dealsBBC Panorama uncovers new evidence on the corrupt deals that helped Chelsea's owner make his fortune.
Chelsea & Roman Abramovich: Is this a moment of reckoning for English football ownership?With the risk of clubs becoming involved in geopolitics now exposed, football authorities and the government face questions over ownership in English football this week.
EU 'agree to freeze' Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's assetsEuropean Union diplomats have agreed to add Roman Abramovich to the EU list of Russian billionaires sanctioned following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, two diplomatic sources said on Monday.
Abramovich 'spotted at Israeli airport' as jet linked to him flies to Istanbul and EU 'agrees sanctions'Roman Abramovich, who last week was hit with sanctions by the UK government over his alleged links to Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been seen at an airport in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv,..
Chelsea fans face up to life after Roman AbramovichChelsea beat Newcastle in their first home match since owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned as Stamford Bridge faced up to an uncertain future.
Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz's late goal gives hosts three pointsChelsea snatch a dramatic late winner to beat Newcastle in the first game at Stamford Bridge since Blues' Russian owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government.
Chelsea: Nick Candy wants fan on board if takeover of Premier League club successfulNick Candy says he will give Chelsea supporter a seat on the board if he buys the club from Roman Abramovich.
Roman Abramovich: Premier League disqualifies Chelsea owner as director of clubThe Premier League disqualifies Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich as a director of the club after the oligarch was sanctioned by the UK government.
Roman Abramovich disqualified as a Chelsea director, Premier League announcesRoman Abramovich has been disqualified as a director of Chelsea Football Club, the Premier League has announced.
Chelsea bids go to extra time after Abramovich sanctionedBidders for Chelsea Football Club have been given extra time to bid for last season's Champions League winners after the government's decision to sanction owner Roman Abramovich threw an..
Roman Abramovich: Chelsea have credit card facilities temporarily suspendedChelsea's credit card facilities are temporarily suspended while banks assess the implications of the sanctions imposed on Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich.
Roman Abramovich: Chelsea fans urged to stop chanting name of ownerChelsea supporters are urged to stop chanting in support of the club's owner Roman Abramovich.
WSL highlights: West Ham 1-4 ChelseaPernille Harder scores twice as Chelsea win 4-1 at West Ham in the Women's Super League on the day sanctions against the club's owner Roman Abramovich were announced.
Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel has faith in those in charge of club's futureChelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is hopeful a solution will be found to keep the club going after sanctions were imposed on owner Roman Abramovich.
Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel 'still happy' to be Blues boss after owner Roman Abramovich sanctionedChelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says he is "still happy" to be manager of the club following owner Roman Abramovich being sanctioned by the UK government.
Roman Abramovich: What do Russian owner's sanctions mean for Chelsea?What do sanctions imposed on Roman Abramovich mean for Chelsea and the club's supporters? BBC Sport answers some of the key questions.
Roman Abramovich: Sanction of Chelsea owner by UK government halts club's saleRoman Abramovich's attempt to sell Chelsea is halted as the oligarch is sanctioned by the UK government as part of its response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
No new tickets, a transfer ban and no merchandise for sale: How Chelsea FC's fans will be affectedChelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned by the government for his links to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine war: Roman Abramovich sanctioned by UKChelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich one of seven oligarchs sanctioned by the UK government.
Roman Abramovich sanctioned by UK government amid crackdown on Russian oligarchsRoman Abramovich has been sanctioned by the UK government as part of attempts to crackdown on wealthy Russians with assets in the country.
Thomas Tuchel criticises Chelsea fans for Roman Abramovich chants during Ukraine tributeThomas Tuchel criticises Chelsea supporters who sang owner Roman Abramovich's name during a minute's applause for Ukraine before their 4-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor.
Chelsea manager criticises own fans for chanting during minute's applause for UkraineChelsea's manager has criticised some of the club's fans after they chanted for Russian club owner Roman Abramovich during a minute's applause in support of Ukraine before Saturday's Premier League..