Kalinin was detained at the Athens airport.
Russian specialist in the field of energy, Evgeny Kalinin detained in Greece at Ukraine’s request.
According to the lawyer of the detainee Yannis of Rachitis, the Russian was on a business trip. Kalinin was detained at Athens airport on February 28.
The lawyer said that the hearing in the case of Russian specialists was held on Friday.
“According to the decision of the Prosecutor of the Kalinin sent to prison for as long as Greece will not be delivered to the Ukrainian request for extradition,” – said Rahiotis
He noted that Ukraine accuses the Russians of breaching the tax legislation while working in the country.
“However, this case is political. Kalinin is in the list of known Peacemaker website. He is being persecuted because he supported the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych,” – said the lawyer.
In the Russian Embassy said that Kalinin provide all the necessary consular assistance.
According to reports, Eugene Kalinin until 2011 he was Vice-President of TNK-BP Commerce in Ukraine, after which he left the company.