Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich Gets Israeli Citizenship, Report Says
Ynet News Reports Monday that Mr. Abramovich has landed in Israel and received an Israeli
CTech | 18:01 28.05.2018
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich obtained an Israeli citizenship, Israeli news site Ynet News reported Monday. According to the report, Mr. Abramovich has landed in Israel’s Ben-Gurion airport Monday, where he received an Israeli identification card.
Mr. Abramovich, who is Jewish, is entitled to an Israeli citizenship through Israel’s Law of Return, granting citizenship to all people of Jewish lineage.With a personal fortune valued at $10 billion, Mr. Abramovich ranked 13th among Britain’s wealthiest. He is now expected to become the wealthiest man in Israel. Ynet News reported that Mr. Abramovich has already opened a bank account in Israel, and that he will reside at a $28 million (NIS 100 million) estate in the picturesque Neve Tzedek neighborhood in Tel Aviv, which he bought in 2015.