U.S. Court Dismisses Efforts to Halt U.S. Government’s Efforts to Extradite Ukrainian from Holland

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Friday, April 22, 2022
Bruce Zagaris

On April 12, 2022, U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Cooper granted the U.S. government’s motion to dismiss the suit of a Ukrainian citizen Oleksandr Morgunov, seeking to stop the U.S. government’s efforts to extradite him from the Netherlands on criminal charges pending in the Southern District of Florida.[1]      

[1]    In Re: Extradition Application to the Kingdom of the Netherlands of September 10, 2021,  Oleksandr Morgunov v. Office of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. District Court for D.C., Case No. 21-mc-158 (CRC), Memorandum Opinion, April 12, 2022.