“The National Court of Justice of Spain decided not to extradite Yuri Kolobov, the Finance Minister in the government of Mykola Azarov, to Ukraine. Having examined the case of Kolobov, the judges decided that there were no grounds for extradition. However, they said that reconsideration of extradition is possible,” reads the article.


Kolobov has been living in Spain since 2014. In March 2015, he was arrested at the request of the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office.