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Russia Refuses To Recognize Afanasyev As Ukrainian Citizen

14.04 12:35

She wrote this on Facebook.

According to her post, extradition will be denied.

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Under the legislation of many countries, including Ukraine, their governments are not supposed to extradite their citizens.

On April 8, Ukrainian citizen Gennadiy Afanasyev announced that Russia was attempting to impose Russian citizenship to him.

As it is known, Ukrainian citizens Gennadiy Afanasyev, Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko were accused of terrorism by Russian court and sentenced to seven, 20 and 10 years respectively.

As previously reported, Russia acknowledged Sentsov and Kolchenko to be Ukrainian citizens.

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