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Spain Holds Co-Owner of Perm Nightclub

Konstantin Mrykhin, co-owner of Perm’s Khromaya Loshad nightclub, which burned down in December, killing 156, was detained in Spain, Interfax reported Thursday.

The Prosecutor General’s Office is preparing paperwork for the extradition of Mrykhin, who was placed on the federal wanted list in July, the report said.

Mrykhin, who was detained in Barcelona, faces up to 10 years in prison on charges of providing services that caused multiple deaths. Eight more people, including the club’s other co-owners and firefighter officials, have also faced various charges over the December disaster. 


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