Firtash was released from custody and ordered not to leave the country

Today, February 24, the Vienna regional court dismissed the Prosecutor’s request to leave under a deportation arrest of Dmitry Firtash. This is stated in the official message of the court.

The judges noted that a Deposit of 125 million euros, made in 2014, is still in court, therefore he cannot be detained. Firtash was ordered to appear regularly in court, not to leave the country and surrender his passport, as it has already been solved before in connection with the Spanish request for the arrest.

Court conditions and the guarantee shall remain valid until the deportation of Dmitry Firtash in the USA.

We will remind, on February 21, the Austrian court has allowed the extradition of Firtash to the U.S., which sought the extradition of the businessman for three years. States accused Firtash that he with the help of bribes for a total amount of 18.5 million dollars wanted to get permission to mine titanium in India. Us investigators had found more than a hundred offshore companies. For all Firtash faces 50 years in prison and confiscation of all assets. The decision of extradition was at the present time depends on the Minister of justice of Austria – he can authorize or not authorize the check-out.

Against the businessman is another case – a warrant for the arrest of Firtash gave Spain. There he is suspected of money laundering and participation in an organized criminal group.