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(From China Daily)
ATHENS: A Greek appeals court yesterday rejected a Russian's request to extradite media tycoon Vladimir Gusinsky, accused in his country of fraud and money laundering.
In a hearing that lasted one minute, an appellate court judge threw out the Russian request after ruling that under Greek law the accusations against Gusinsky did not constitute a crime.
Gusinsky, who had been released on bail a week after his arrest in Athens on August 21, was set free and left the downtown Athens court.
Russian prosecutors last week - acting on the Greek court's request - sent additional documentation to bolster the extradition bid for …