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Austria rejects U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian tycoon Firtash| Reuters

May 01, 2015    

VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian court refused on Thursday to extradite Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash, wanted by the United States on corruption charges.One of Ukraine's most influential oligarchs, Firtash, 49, was arrested in Vienna a year ago at the request of U.S. authorities, which have been investigating him since 2006.He was released from detention in March 2014 after posting bail of 125 million euros ($140 million). (Reporting by Michael Shields; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

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