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Central Russian witnesses on both ends of fuel transaction snub Dan-Bunkering case

What were the exact details of the deals struck by the two traders at Dan-Bunkering's Kaliningrad office with Russian customer Sovfracht regarding the supply of 172,000 tonnes of jet fuel? Did the traders know that the fuel would end up in sanctioned Syria? Such questions could be answered by two central witnesses who have yet to respond to witness summons.

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A pair of central witnesses appear to be no-shows in the Dan-Bunkering criminal case concerning the alleged illegal sale of large quantities of jet fuel worth DKK 648 million (USD 99.7 million) to sanctioned Syria.

The State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime (SØIK) has called two Russian traders employed at Dan-Bunkering's Kaliningrad office, Andrey and Dmitri Kravtsov, as witnesses in the case.

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