MOSCOW, December 3. /TASS/. Russian businessman Mikhail Fridman was detained in London on Saturday on suspicion of violating sanctions imposed on him, a source close to the businessman told TASS.
"Fridman was detained on suspicion of violating sanctions imposed on him," the source said.
The businessman was later released on bail.
On February 28, the European Union imposed sanctions on owners of the Alfa Group Consortium Mikhail Fridman and Pyotr Aven among other Russian officials and businessmen. On March 1, news came that Fridman and Aven were resigning from the board of directors of Russia’s Alfa Bank.