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Yanukovych Extradition: Ukraine Officially Asks Russia To Extradite Ukrainian President

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The office of Ukraine's Prosecutor General Oleh Makhnitsky announced on its official website it has formally asked Russia to extradite President Viktor Yanukovych, Reuters World reports.

According a translation of the website, Makhintsky made the announcement during an interview with broadcaster 1+1. Yanukovych appeared on Russian television earlier Friday, his first public appearance since fleeing Moscow nearly a week prior.

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