Ukraine will request the extradition of a Russian detained in the Czech Republic

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Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine will submit a request for the extradition of a citizen of the Russian Federation detained in the Czech Republic.

This is reported by UA with reference to the Telegram of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine.

On September 12, 2021, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine became aware of the detention of a citizen of the Russian Federation in the Czech Republic at the request of Ukraine. Today, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has confirmed the relevance of the extradition request and the procedural decisions in criminal proceedings.

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine sent a request to the Czech Ministry of Justice for the extradition of the occupant in August 2020.

To remind, Czech law enforcement officers detained a citizen of the Russian Federation Alexander Franchetti at the request of Ukraine at the Prague airport on September 12.

According to the “Myrotvorets” website, in 2014 Franchetti arrived in Crimea, joined the illegal armed formation “Self-Defense of Sevastopol”, and then organized another the illegal formation – reconnaissance group “North Wind”. He was awarded the medal “For the Return of Crimea”. RadioPrague reported that Franchetti is a fitness trainer and entrepreneur who has been operating in the Czech Republic since the 1990s and is eligible for permanent residence in the Czech Republic.

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