MOSCOW, July 2. /TASS/. A member of the Federation Council Suleiman Kerimov on Friday returned to Russia and has already started his duties in the upper house of the Russian Parliament. About this TASS said a legislative aide Alexey Krasovskiy.
According to him, Kerimov arrived in Russia “on 29 June and returned to the exercise of their powers”. He also “plans to take part in all activities” in the Federation Council, which he should attend, said the Agency interlocutor.
Kerimov was arrested by the French police at nice airport on the night of 21 November last year on suspicion in illegal transactions when buying property in France. The MP was charged under article “money Laundering with tax evasion”. The court of nice after the hearing decided to release the Senator on bail of €5 million with the restriction of freedom of movement.
June 28, the court of AIX-EN-Provence dropped all charges against the Russian politician and businessman. As previously reported TASS the lawyer of the Russian Senator Nikita Sychev, no charges in France against Karimov no longer extend.