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Austrian prosecutors submitted to a court a motion to extend the Ukrainian businessman’s detention term under the U.S. extradition request.

Firtash will remain in custody until the court hands down a ruling on a possibility of his extradition to the U.S. This judgment is expected to be issued on Friday, February 24, according to Deutsche Welle.

Read alsoFirtash can evade prison term if he "sells out" Russian leaders – GerashchenkoAs UNIAN reported earlier today, the court in Vienna has refused to satisfy the motion of the Austrian prosecutors regarding the arrest of the Ukrainian businessman, Dmytro Firtash, on Spain’s extradition request.