OREANDA-NEWS Ilan Shor, chairman of the opposition Moldovan Shor party, commented to RIA Novosti on the possibility of moving to Russia, saying that he would consider this option.

"Let's see. As you know, my children and my wife live here," Shor said, answering the relevant question.
Shor is the husband of the famous Russian singer Jasmine. In 2014, it became known in Moldova that three banks - Banca de Economii, Banca Sociala and Unibank, which own almost a third of the country's banking assets, had withdrawn about a billion dollars outside the state. In June 2017, Shor was sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for his involvement in a bank fraud case, and was forbidden to leave the territory of Moldova. After the February 2019 elections, he became a deputy as the head of the Shor party, but left the country in June of the same year, after which he was stripped of parliamentary immunity in August. 

Together with Shor, the accused in the case of bank fraud is ex-head of the Democratic Party Plahotniuc, one of the richest businessmen in Moldova. In his homeland, Plahotniuc is accused of money laundering, fraud and illegal enrichment, as well as the withdrawal of a billion dollars from the country's banking system, the oligarch illegally left Moldova in June 2019.