Sunday, December 27, 2015

2015-12-27 RUSSIA condemns detention of citizen in Israel

2015-12-27 RUSSIA condemns detention of citizen in Israel 
Detained per US warrant.
Neither Israel nor Russia would disclose his full name, or the grounds for the US warrant:
"We demand that all information on the grounds for arrest of the Russian national be provided immediately and consular access be provided to him urgently. We hope the Israeli authorities will prevent extradition of A.Y.Burkov to the United States, where he, like many other Russian nationals, would surely be in for politicized and biased 'justice,'" Dolgov said.…/1222976-russian-foreign-ministry-sa…
Another Russia-related source lists this arrest in line with arrests of Russian authorities related hackers, weapons traders:
Last year in the Maldives on Board the aircraft was arrested the son of Russian MP Valery Seleznyov, Roman Seleznev. He was accused of involvement in hacking attacks. Six months ago in Finland on request of the USA have detained the Russian Maxim Senaha. Now in an American jail serving a sentence of Viktor Bout, arrested in Thailand. He received 25 years in prison for conspiracy to smuggle weapons.…
The Russian Foreign Ministry's commissioner for human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov claims Russian national A. Burkov (no first name is given)…

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