German police arrest Ukrainian banker at Berlin airport

June 17, 2015 11:53 AM

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BERLIN German police arrested Ukrainian banker Borys Tymonkin at Berlin-Schoenefeld airport based on an international arrest warrant but authorities have not made a final decision on his extradition, a German state prosecutor said on Wednesday.

The Ukrainian government placed Tymonkin, one of the country's most prominent bankers, on its wanted list in April 2014 in connection with a criminal case launched against businessman Serhiy Kurchenko.

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