The former owner of the Doninvest Group and Taganrog Automobile Plant is being pursued by Sberbank, Gazprombank and VTB. He managed to owe them 19 billion rubles.
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.
Avoidance of prison to the Russian senator was helped by a pledge of 5 million euros.
Kerimov's detention is connected with suspicion of tax evasion for property on the Cote d'Azur in France, write Reuters and the Financial Times.