Interpol refused to Russian petition with a demand of international search for the purpose of arrest and further extradition to Russia of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk. About this reported Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov on his Facebook page.
"I note with satisfaction and respect that Interpol - as an adequate and authoritative international legal organization - according to its protocol, has taken into account my appeal and denied the absurd demand of the Russian Federation," he wrote.
Avakov also said that this petition is a complete absurdity and an attempt of politically motivated prosecution.
"The request of the Russian Federation to Interpol is based on the warrant for the arrest of Yatsenyuk allegedly issued by the city court of Yessentuki in the Stavropol district on March 3, 2017. Russian investigators suspect Mr. Yatsenyuk that he (attention!) has killed with a Kalashnikov rifle 30 Russian servicemen and wounded 13 during military operations in Grozny, the Chechen Republic, "wrote the Minister of the Interior.