- Russian Embassy confirms the arrest of a Russian Businessman in Switzerland at U.S. request
[Alles Europa News] – The Russian Embassy in Switzerland confirmed the arrest of Russian Vladislav Klyushin on the extradition request of the United States.
As reported earlier by Alles Europa News with reference to the spokesman of the diplomatic mission Stanislav Smirnov.
According to the agency, the arrested person was granted consular access and his rights are respected. He is reportedly accused of multimillion-dollar financial fraud.
The arrest of Klushin, who is considered a possible owner of a large Telegram channel “Nezygar”, was reported earlier on June 9.
At the same time it became known that he was detained at the request of Washington.
A spokeswoman for the Swiss Ministry of Justice said the businessman opposed extradition to the U.S. and appealed on May 20, but the court rejected it.
Klushin was arrested in the canton of Wallis at the end of March 2021 and taken into custody pending extradition.