Russia demanded the United States withdrawal of request for extradition from Italy Alexander Korshunov
Employees of the Russian Embassy in the United States called for the state Department in connection with the arrest in Italy at the request of the US capital Russian Alexander Korshunov. About it reported in the report of the Embassy in Facebook.
Russian Employees of the foreign Ministry "expressed strong protest regarding the improper action" and " demanded an explanation of the reasons for his detention and prompt review of the request for extradition of our compatriot ".
Korshunova was bred in Italy by the request of the United States, he is the head of business development of the United engine Corporation (UEC, part of rostec state Corporation). Together with the American citizen Maurizio Paolo Bianchi Korshunov accused the United States conspired and attempted theft of trade secrets, to them threatens till 10 years of prison.
Rostec has promised to do everything in their power to return Korshunova in the Russian Federation, state Corporation believe that he is innocent.
before V. V. Putin at the plenary meeting of the Eastern economic forum said that the detention of Russian citizens in the U.S. prevents the bilateral relations. The President called such actions a bad practice that is often associated with unfair competition.