The Russian Interior Ministry Investigative Department has submitted a new request for the extradition of businessman Sergei Polonsky from Cambodia to the Russian Prosecutor General's Office, the Interior Ministry press center told Interfax.
Another criminal investigation has been opened against Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, who is currently in Cambodia, on the counts of fraud, a source in law enforcement agencies said.
Businessman Sergei Polonsky's lawyer, Alexander Karabanov, has confirmed that the Cambodian Prosecutor's Office refused to extradite his client in Russia.
Russia receives Cambodian court's verdict on Polonsky case: extradition request found legal – Russian prosecutor's office
Business tycoon Sergei Polonsky, whom Cambodian court released from custody on Monday, stated that he intends to implement a major development project in Cambodia, the minimal cost of which can be estimated at around $800 million, The Cambodia Daily reported on Tuesday. The daily reported that the businessman can hold a presentation of the project within next two months.
Moscow's Tverskoy Court has seized the assets of businessman Sergei Polonsky in the context of lawsuits filed by investors of the Kutuzovskaya Milya housing complex, the Russian Interior Ministry press office told Interfax on Monday.
Cambodia has not yet considered the extradition of a prominent businessman Sergei Polonsky to Russia, an official of the Russian Prosecutor-General’s Office told reporters earlier this Monday. Meanwhile, the Russian’s lawyer Alexander Karabanov has told the Russian Legal Information Agency RAPSI that the Cambodian court had turned down Russia’s extradition request.
The Russian Interior Ministry had not confirmed officially that the country refuses an extradition request for Russian business tycoon Sergey Polonsky from Cambodia, but if this information is confirmed, Moscow will keep on seeking for an extradition of the businessman, the press centre of the country’s Interior Ministry said on Monday.
A Russian court has ordered the arrest of businessman Sergei Polonsky in absentia, so the Russian law enforcement authorities will continue insisting on his extradition in spite of the Cambodian court ruling, a source from the Russian law enforcement authorities said on Monday.
A court in Cambodia has found no reasons to meet Russia’s demand to extradite Russian businessman Sergey Polonsky to Russia, where he is charged of fraud.
A Cambodian court may need up to two months to decide on the possible extradition of businessman Sergei Polonsky to Russia on fraud counts, lawyer Alexander Karabanov said.
A Cambodian court will rule on the extradition of Russian businessman Sergey Polonsky in Russia on January 12, a source familiarised with the situation in the trial told reporters.
A hearing on extradition of detained in Cambodia Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky has been suspended, Alexander Karabanov, Polonsky’s lawyer said.
Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, who is currently staying in Cambodia, has been offered political asylum, including in the US, Alexander Karabanov, the businessman’s lawyers, said to a press-conference on Monday.
Businessman Sergei Polonsky, who has been detained in Cambodia at Russia's request, says he is thinking about giving up his Russian citizenship.
Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, who is awaiting extradition to Russia in a Cambodian jail, has decided to tie the knot with his common law wife Olga Deripasko, his lawyer Alexander Karabanov told reporters on Friday.
The wife of Sergei Polonsky, detained by the Cambodian police together with a group of journalists, has been released, said Head of the Consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Cambodia Paul Seskanov.
The wife of Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky has still not been released by the Cambodian police and is accused of illegally entering the territory of the prison.
The Cambodian police have arrested magnate Sergei Polonsky’s wife, Olga Deripaska, near the entrance of a detention facility where he is kept, Alexander Karabanov, the businessman’s lawyer, said.