Polish Court Decision: Suspects in Volkov Attack Remain in Poland

A Polish court decided not to extradite a second man suspected of attacking Leonid Volkov, aide to late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, to Lithuania. Volkov was injured in the attack on March 12 in Vilnius. Both suspects were arrested in Poland last month.


Reuters | Warsaw | Updated: 13-06-2024 18:52 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 18:52 IST
Polish Court Decision: Suspects in Volkov Attack Remain in Poland
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A Polish court decided on Thursday that the second man suspected of atacking Leonid Volkov, an exiled top aide to late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, will not be sent to Lithuania, after taking the same stance on the other man last week.

Volkov suffered injuries from hammer blows in the attack on March 12 outside his home in Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital. Two men suspected of attacking him were arrested in Poland last month.

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