FILE PHOTO: Businessman David Yakobashvili attends the VTB Capital Funding Discussion board “Russia Calling!” in Moscow, Russia, November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photograph
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Safety Service (FSB) searched a Moscow artwork gallery owned by distinguished businessman David Yakobashvili on Tuesday as a part of a legal investigation, TASS information company cited an unnamed safety supply as saying.
Yakobashvili is a former juice magnate who has oil commerce and actual property holdings.
The search was carried out at his Assortment (Sobranie) gallery however the nature of the investigation was not clear, TASS stated.
Yakobashvili, who will not be at the moment in Russia, declined to remark.
Reporting by Polina Devitt and Dmitry Zhdannikov; writing by Tom Balmforth; modifying by John Stonestreet