Yevtushenkov release sends AFK Sistema shares soaring

Vladimir Yevtushenkov

Yevtushenkov: Shares in the Russian financial and industrial group AFK Sistema rose by 36.16% after it was reported that its owner Vladimir Yevtushenkov had been released from house arrest. Yevtushenkov was placed under suspicion of profiting illegally from the privatisation of the Bashneft oil company which has subsequently been renationalised. ITAR-TASS