President and owner of football club “Monaco” Perm billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev currently is not a persona non grata at the Palace of the same name dwarf Principality. His status will not change until at least the end of the investigation, carried out by local authorities.
About this “Interfax” said the Ambassador of Monaco in Russia apparently, Pettiti.
“It is not so. To date, no charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing. To date, everything remains the same” – she said, commenting on reports by the French media.
In late September, French media reported that Rybolovlev, who invested in the club around 300 million euros, it is recommended to stay away from the Prince’s Palace of Monaco. While in Monaco he allegedly declared persona non grata. Relationship with Rybolovlev stopped high-ranking officials, and the Prince of Monaco albert II.
The disclosure of information on friendship with the Russian billionaire recently led to the resignation of the local Minister of justice Philip Narmino. The former Minister was taken into custody after it emerged that he received from Rybolovlev gifts and stayed at his Swiss residence.
According to media reports, the oligarch and his entourage had a lot of pressure on the investigating authorities and the police of Monaco to send in a favorable direction to them of the investigative actions in litigation with the Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier. Last Rybolovlev has sold about four dozen paintings by the greatest artists at unreasonably inflated prices.
Dmitry Rybolovlev in recent years is in the top 20 of Russia’s richest men according to Forbes magazine. Since 2011 he is the President and owner of a controlling stake in football club “Monaco”, which last season won the title of champion of France.