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Switzerland gives Khodorkovsky 3-month Schengen visa

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By Euronews
Switzerland gives Khodorkovsky 3-month Schengen visa

<p>Switzerland granted a three-month visa on Friday to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the Russian former oil tycoon who was released from prison earlier two weeks ago.</p> <p>The visa allows Khodorkovsky to travel within the Schengen area, which includes the majority of the European Union and several countries outside the bloc, including Switzerland. </p> <p>Switzerland’s foreign ministry confirmed it was granting a visa in a brief statement, but said it would give no further details, citing data protection reasons.</p> <p>Reuters</p>