One of the Russian citizen, Alexander Vinnik who was detained in 2017 in Greece because of his unproven participation in a bitcoin (BTC) fraud case associated to the now-defunct BTC-e exchange, has supposedly planned to go on a starvation strike. Alexander was arrested in a jail Greek, and after his arrest in Thessaloniki in 2017 he is still complaining prison circumstances and destructions of his privileges. The captain of his protection group, Timofey Musatov, informed Russian reporters that the lawyer had mentioned that Vinnik has previously told the Russian ambassador in the Greek city of northern in regards to the decision to go on a starvation strike.
In 2018 June, France had referred an examination arrest warrant for Vinnik to Greece’s specialists, and in November 2018, Greece’s Highest Court detained official deliberations in regards to whether to deport Vinnik to France. Though, the law court has at presently adjourned the reach on the matter to November 29. Nonetheless, Vinnik along with his lawyers do not wish to have a provisional in Greece, either. They entitlement the Greek legal establishments are grudging him of good permissible protection, as he has been enthused numerous times among the custodial in Athens also in the court in Thessaloniki for inquiries and questionings.
Quoted by RIA Novosti, in Thessaloniki, in a letter to the Russian Consulate, Vinnik protested that he had remained treated cold-bloodedly. He stated that he had been elated many times between numerous Greek cities, chained in the back seats of small cars. He defined it as agony and says that he has been involuntary made to sleep on the floor deprived of a bed.
As per the Vinnik’s lawyer, Vinnik was not happy and wants to end this torture especially knowing the truth. The captain of his protection group, Timofey Musatov, informed Russian reporters that the lawyer had mentioned that Vinnik has previously told the Russian ambassador in the Greek city of northern in regards to the decision to go on a starvation strike. Zoe Konstantopoulou (Vinnik’s lawyer in Greece) amenably informed at the time of November 19th session of Greek’s Supreme Court that the nations court would not treat any individual of an EU associate Greece country as it treats Alexander.
Musatov also considers that he has tortured as Vinnik is a Russian citizen and he has not given any choices, but he had to go on a hunger strike in objection against this condition.
To summarize, subsequent to his arrest by Greece authorities in 2017, numerous countries have been succumbing repatriation requests to the Greek court. Russia submitted an appeal to get Vinnik home, quarreling his Russian citizenship, while France filed the appeal stating that the perpetrator deceived more than 100 French citizens living in various cities in the country.