Abramovich Withdraws from Politics

Politics ♦ Published: July 2, 2013; 13:31 ♦ (Vindobona)

Abramovich resigned from office as speaker of the parliament of the Koryakia Autonomous District.

Abramovich Withdraws from Politics / Picture: © Flickr / Mark Freeman

The reason for Abramovich’s stepping back is a new law which prohibits members of parliament not to have any accounts in foreign countries. The owner of the English football club Chelsea has resigned from his position as parlimentary speaker, the region in the remote north east of the country announced. However, he will keep the foreign accounts.

Abramovich has been politically…