DETAINED RUSSIAN CITIZEN WAS RELEASED IN GREECE




Serhat TUNAR - TDO -Yevgeniy Kalinin, a Russian citizen who was detained in Greece last month on the request of Ukraine, was released after the decision of the Athens Appellate Court prosecutor.

"The prosecutor's decision states that there was no international call for Kalinin and he was arrested and imprisoned because of a mistake," Kalinin's lawyer Yannis Rahiotis told to Sputnik.

As is known, Russian economist and energy expert Yevgeniy Kalinin, who went to Greece for a job interview, was detained in Greece on 2nd March.

Kalinin, which Ukraine has accused of tax evasion, had worked in Ukraine for about ten years. Yevgeniy Kalinin and his lawyer Yannis Rahiotis stated that they thought it was a political cause of the events.