Exiled Turkmen Man Jailed in Belarus, Awaits Extradition

August 5, 2016 2:16 PM

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The Border Guard Committee of Belarus says it has detained a Turkmenistan-born Swedish man and is preparing to extradite the former journalist to Turkmenistan which he fled more than a decade ago.

The committee's Alexander Tishchenko said on Friday that Chary Annamuradov was detained last month as he flew into Belarus since his name was on a wanted-list shared by several former Soviet republics.

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