“In connection with the extradition of the Russian citizen A. Yu. Burkov from Israel to the United States, they took a decisive demarche regarding the“ hunt ”unleashed by Washington for our citizens around the world. In a note sent to the State Department, they demanded strict adherence by the American side to existing bilateral obligations, ”the representative of the diplomatic agency quoted Interfax as saying.

Earlier, the US Department of Justice said that the damage from the alleged "hacking" activities of Alexei Burkov amounted to $ 20 million. If convicted, the Russian faces up to 80 years in prison.