Ukraine will seek Yanukovich extradition if he is in Russia

by Reuters
Friday, 28 February 2014 11:25 GMT

KIEV, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Ukraine will ask Russia to extradite ousted President Viktor Yanukovich if it is confirmed that he is in Russia, the general prosecutor's office said on Friday.

"Ukraine's Prosecutor-General intends to raise the issue of the extradition of the internationally wanted citizen of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich in case it is officially confirmed that he is in the Russian Federation," it said in a statement.

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