Roman Abramovich, a Russian oligarch, has repatriated to Israel. He arrived at Ben-Gurion at on a private plane at around 13:00 on May 28, as Vesty reports referring to the source.
According to the news agency, Abramovich’s plane arrived in the first terminal of the international airport.
The multi-millionaire entered the terminal on general grounds – to the room where arrived repatriates are documented. There he received a certificate of a new repatriate and an ID card.
Roman Abramovich went to open a bank account and get a medical insurance. According to the unspecified data, he did in Herzliya. Speaking of the international passport, it remains unknown whether Abramovich received it right away.
Israeli mass media reported on a possible repatriation of Roman Abramovich last week. There were also assumptions that he had to arrive on May 25. Due to this, it was noted that the billionaire, who recently lived in London and owns Chelsea FC, was denied prolongation of visa. His previous visa expired on May 25. The British authorities refused to prolong his visa due to the tightening of migration regulations adopted in Britain concerning Russian businessmen against the Skripal’s case.
According to Forbes, Abramovich has business interests in Israel, which he controls in Millhouse and Ervington companies. He also donates a lot to charity in Israel.
Abramovich has a place to live in Israel. He purchased real property for $25 million in Neve Tzedek (an old district in Tel-Aviv) in 2015.
In total, Abramovich’s wealth is worth $11,4 billion.
It should be noted that a repatriate is an individual who has voluntarily returned to their native country for economic, social or personal reasons for permanent residence.