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Ukraine sends Russia repeat extradition request for Karpyuk, Klykh

Ukraine sends Russia repeat extradition request for Karpyuk, Klykh

Ukraine sends Russia repeat extradition request for Karpyuk, Klykh
Natalya Sevostyanova
Photo: minjust.gov.ua

Ukraine has sent Russia a repeat extradition request for political prisoners Stanislav Klykh and Mykola Karpyuk, First Deputy Ukrainian Justice Minister Natalya Sevostyanova has said on the air of 112 Ukraine TV.

In her words, a dozen requests for Ukrainian political prisoners have been sent to Russia.

She added the only hope was for mutual dialogue.

On 16 June, Russia's Chechen court sentenced Karpyuk and Klykh to 22.5 and 20 years in prison respectively.