London granted asylum to 55 accused in the theft of the Russians
Moscow. April 9. INTERFAX.RU. Britain refused Russia’s extradition of more than 50 people in connection with the granting of political asylum, most of them is accused in Russia of embezzlement, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Saak Karapetyan.
“Over the past fifteen years to the competent authorities the UK has sent 83 request for extradition of persons for bringing to criminal liability and sentencing”, Aram Karapetyan said at a briefing on Monday. According to him, 82 of them are accused Russia of embezzlement in the amount of 500 billion rubles.
“Today, of the 83 (query — if) denied. 60 In respect of 55 of them in connection with the granting of refugee status or asylum”, — said the Deputy Prosecutor General.
He stressed that in most cases these requests were received in London when the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of great Britain was the current Prime Minister Theresa may.