Anger in Moscow and Prague Castle as Czech minister extradites hacker suspect to US

The long political and diplomatic battle over the extradition of Russian hacker Yevgeny Nikulin from the Czech Republic ended with him being extradited to the U.S., where he has already appeared in court to answer charges of stealing data from LinkedIn, Dropbox and FormSpring. Washington also believes Nikulin is well informed about Russian cyber-operations against western countries. This has left Moscow outraged, particularly because the Kremlin failed to use pro-Russian Czech President Milos Zeman and his inner circle to sway Prague into sending Nikulin to Russia, bne IntelliNews reports.


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