Ex-owner of Uralkali will launder the criminal money in dubious company Alevo.
The former owner of Uralkali Dmitry Rybolovlev invested 35 million Swiss francs in the startup Alevo, engaged in the development of industrial electricity storage technologies.
The investigation asked the court to take a pledge from the former general director of Uralkali.
In Russia, the former general director of Uralkali will remain in custody at least until November.
Vladislav Baumgertner (no. 24 in the rating of the most expensive Russian top managers, according to Forbes, with the total compensation of $5 million), who is currently under house arrest on charges of abuse of power, could have got the compensation in the amount of $12 million upon quitting as CEO of Uralkali in late 2013.
The President of Belarus has threatened to complain on the company's "fake recording" to the stock exchanges and offered to choose between the "divorce" and further joint work.
The Russian Foreign Ministry supported Vladislav Baumgertner.
After the company changed its strategy, thus bringing down its quoted price, the investors appeared to have a number of questions. One of them: why the company's largest shareholder, Alexander Nesis, left it before the collapse?