GENERICO.ruWorldA new trial in the Vinnik case will be held in the United States on September 27

A new trial in the Vinnik case will be held in the United States on September 27

Russian Alexander Vinnik. File photoSAN FRANCISCO, Aug 15 Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, who has been extradited to the United States, will next appear in court on September 27, until then the Russian will remain in custody, Judge Sally Kim said on Monday.”Next the meeting is scheduled for 09.30 am on September 27. Vinnik will remain in custody,” announced Kim, who is considering the case of the Russian in a California state court. According to a RIA Novosti correspondent from the courtroom, Vinnik was wearing a dark brown shirt during the hearing on Monday and a blue prison uniform over it, his hands were handcuffed. The Russian's face was hidden by a medical mask. After the judge listened to information about his case for several minutes, Vinnik remained in the hall while other cases were considered. During today's meeting, the Russian's face expressed calm. He is expected to be represented by a public defender – a lawyer named David Rizk. Vinnik is being held at Santa Rita Prison in California. In the US, he is accused of creating the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange, through which, according to the Americans, $4 billion was laundered. If found guilty, the 42-year-old Russian faces 55 years in prison, that is, in fact, a life sentence. The Russian himself denies the charges against him. Earlier, an American court refused to release Vinnik on bail.


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