Belarus agrees to extradite Uralkali CEO to Russia

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2013

Baumgertner unlikely to serve jail time; BSC analyst thinks resignation imminent

Belarus has agreed to extradite Uralkali’s CEO, Vladislav Baumgertner, to Russia, allowing him to be detained and investigated in Russia.

Baumgertner was arrested by Belarusian authorities in August, following the breakup of Belarusian Potash Co., on charges of exceeding his powers and embezzlement. He was unexpectedly moved from...

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