Milosevic has asked provisional release from detention in The Hague, where he is being tried on charges of genocide. Milosevic is suffering from a heart condition and high blood pressure.
Russia this week pledged to return him to The Hague after his treatment.
Luzhkov added once again that he believes Milosevic is being tried unjustly. Milosevic's brother, Borislav, is a former Yugoslav ambassador to Moscow and lives in Russia.
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