16 august 2019

Kremlin Aide Says French Banker Delpal Released on House Arrest Due to Putin-Macron Talks


MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov voiced the belief on Friday that French banker Philippe Delpal, charged with defrauding a Russian lender of almost $40 million, had been released on house arrest due to multiple rounds of talks that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, had held on the matter. "As you know, Philippe Delpal — a French businessman and a Baring Vostok partner — was released from prison [pre-trial detention facility] on August 15 [...]