Former Yukos CEO and founder of public organization “Open Russia” Mikhail Khodorkovsky appealed to the District court of Ireland statement on unfreezing of funds, two investment funds, the beneficiary of which it is totaling more than $ 100 million, reported on its official website.
The press service of the Khodorkovsky said that the hearing in the District court, began on 21 November. The funds were frozen during the period of Khodorkovsky in a Russian prison in 2011 in connection with the verdict of the Khamovnichesky court, which caused criticism in Russia and around the world, said the representative of the businessman.
Participants shall refrain from further public comments, in order not to influence the outcome of the trial. The position of Mikhail Khodorkovsky was previously stated in interviews and the materials The Irish Times, reminds a press-service eks-heads of Yukos.
In early June, Khodorkovsky, who permanently lives abroad, saidhe was ready to return to Russia in the foreseeable future. Then he noted that he does not consider the departure of Vladimir Putin from the post of President of the catastrophe, although he stipulated that regime change is the issue of long – term.
In April 2016, Mikhail Khodorkovsky after his release from prison, flown to Europe, regained his place in the ranking of 200 richest Russians, compiled by the Russian Forbes: the current state of the once rich among the Russians of the business journal estimated at $ 0.5 billion.