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“Currently, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office is conducting extradition-related checks regarding Zinchenko, following which a decision on his extradition to our Ukrainian colleagues will be made in accordance with international and Russian laws,” Prosecutor General’s Office spokeswoman Marina Gridneva told Interfax on Wednesday.

Under Russian law, the actions Zinchenko is being accused of constitute a criminal offense under Article 111(3)(a) of the Russian Criminal Code (the deliberate causing of grievous bodily harm committed with motives of hooliganism by a group of persons), she said.

“This crime is classified as very grave. Its statute of limitations has not expired,” Gridneva said.

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