The French police removed all charges from Suleiman Kerimov - now he can return to Russia. However, this is unlikely to convince the United States to exclude a billionaire from the sanctions list.
Soon the billionaire will return the passport and the pledged deposit.
Charges of the Nice Public Prosecutor's Office against the Russian senator and businessman are found to be unfounded.
In France, the court will hold a meeting on the specifics of the legal procedure in the case of Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov. He remains in France under a written undertaking not to leave the country and with a pledge of 40 million euros.
The French authorities imprisoned the Swiss businessman Alexander Studhalter, recognized Nice-Matin. He, as the investigators believe, was the "front man of Suleiman Kerimov" when buying villas and laundering funds.
Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov created in France a system of laundering illegally imported capital to this country. This was stated on Monday by the prosecutor of Nice, Jean-Michel Prêtre (Jean-Michel Prêtre).