The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has sent an official request to Belarus for the extradition of Uralkali General Director Vladislav Baumgertner, a spokesman for the Russian Prosecutor General's Office told Interfax on Tuesday.
He said the documents received from the Russian Investigative Committee were referred to the Belarusian Prosecutor General's Office on October 22.
"Given questions coming from the media, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office officially announces that the request, received from the Investigative Committee, for Vladislav Baumgertner's extradition and his prosecution in Russia, was studied. After that, on October 22, the request was referred to Belarus," he said.
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