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Austria: Firtash Extradition to US Blocked by ‘Extensive’ Bid to Reopen Case

This story originated in VOA’s Ukrainian Service. Some information is from AP.WASHINGTON — The Austrian justice minister’s Tuesday announcement that he will extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash to face bribery charges in the United States has been upended by an application to reopen the case in Vienna.Last month, Austria’s Supreme Court upheld a decision granting a U.S. request to extradite the gas tycoon — who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort — paving the way for him to face trial in a Chicago courtroom.Firtash, who denies any wrongdoing, is facing a U.S. …read more

Source: Voice of America

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