Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and his Uzbek counterpart Islam Karimov (L) speak during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, on April 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / POOL/ YURI KOCHETKOV
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Russia has detained a Frenchman at a Moscow airport at the request of the Uzbek authorities, a spokesman for the French embassy in Moscow told AFP.Russia's interior ministry said Wednesday that a 48-year-old Frenchman was detained after he arrived at Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport on a flight from the southern French city of Nice.A criminal probe was opened into the case by Uzbekistan in 2011, the Russian ministry said.Cokini is set to appear before a judge on Thursday, the French embassy spokesman said, adding that the French consul has visited him several times.
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