George Philippides of Cyprus, who has recently been interrogated in connection with the Bank of Moscow case, says that he was subjected to severe pressure by the investigators and is preparing a legal suit,” the Moscow News writes.
“Philippides is at the head of One World, a Cypriot firm that manages the assets of the InvestLesProm Concern. He has visited Russia to settle a conflict between InvestLesProm and the Bank of Moscow. The businessman was going to meet with the bank’s current president, Mikhail Kuzovlev, in Moscow, but the latter was away from Russia and the meeting could not take place (they only talked on the phone). And on 20 January police officers intruded his suite at the Ritz,” the article says. Continue reading