Report: Israel Extradites Russian Hacker Burkov To US


Russian hacker Alexei Burkov was extradited from Israel to the United States on Monday night, Hebrew-language broadcaster Channel 12 reported.

The Russians requested Israel extradite Burkov to Moscow, but on Sunday the Israeli court rejected the petition filed on the hacker’s behalf.

The court’s “decision constitutes a breach of his rights as well as Israel’s international obligations,” the Russian Embassy in Tel Aviv tweeted.

The Embassy added that “this step does not contribute to the relations between Russia and Israel.”

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