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 Vienna court allows extradition of Firtash to US (updated)

Vienna court has granted the U.S. request on extradition of Dmytro Firtash to the United States. The hearing lasted for three hours.

This was announced by journalist Serhii Shcherbyna on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

"The court has granted the request and allowed for extradition of Firtash to the U.S.," Shcherbyna wrote.

Read more: SAP asks court to return Firtash's Zaporizhia Titanium and Magnesium Plant to state

TIME's journalist Simon Shuster also reported on Twitter about the Vienna court's decision:
Later, Shuster added that Austria is obliged to extradite Firtash regardless of his guilt or locations of alleged crimes.
Read more: Vienna prosecutor's office receives Spain's request to extradite Firtash, - DW

Earlier, the prosecutor's office of Spain put fugitive Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash along with his two alleged accomplices on the international wanted list on charges of laundering large sums of money.

Five other accomplices directly engaged in laundering the capitals of the oligarch, including famous Spanish lawyer Antonio de Fortuny, were arrested in Barcelona and in the resort town of Marbella.
   
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