Ukraine refuses to extradite member of far-right ‘Right Sector’ to Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is claimed that the man was brought to criminal responsibility in Russia for taking part in the war for Ukraine’s independence
21:00, 11 January 2019
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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine refused to extradite a member of the far-right Right Sector organization to Russia. Larysa Sargan, Spokesperson of Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko reported this on Facebook.  

‘Today, Deputy Prosecutor General Yevhen Yenin decided to deny the extradition of a member of the Right Sector ‘S’ (man's alias, -, who was brought to criminal responsibility in the Russian Federation for participating in the war for Ukraine’s independence. As Yenin promised, not a single volunteer will be ever given in the hands of the aggressor,’ Sargan claimed.

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