Chornovol attack suspect prepares for extradition from Russia

Russian Prosecutor General’s Office in process of making a decision on extradition to Ukraine of one of the suspects in the attack on activist Tatyana Chornovol.

Russian Prosecutor General’s Office is conducting extradition check against a Ukrainian citizen Andrei Zinchenko, detained in Moscow on February 5 on international search warrant. On February 6, Babushkinskiy District Court put him in custody for 40 days.

“The decision on is decided to grant Zinchenko extradition to Ukrainian colleagues will be granted on the results of the extradition check in accordance with international law and Russian legislation,” informs RIA Novosti news agency.

The media has previously informed that on the night of December 25, Chornovol, who was driving her car, was beaten by men who followed her all the way from Borispol to Kiev. On February 6, the Prosecutor General’s Office said that the investigation into the beating Chornovol is completed — in the course of the investigation it was found that the journalist was beaten on hooliganism motives.

Дмитрий Майдан


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