FSB refused to attach document from Ukrainian Intelligence to Sushchenko case
Mark Feygin, the lawyer of illegally arrested Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko said that the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation didn't accept the letter from The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The letter in which Directorate has confirmed that Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko is not a staff employee of the Defense Intelligence. This lawyer Mark Feigin in his microblog on Twitter, reports UNN.
"Some "good" news. FSB refused to attach an official cdocument from MID UDM that Sushchenko didn't pass service in it.This is how it work in Russia," - lawyer wrote.
As IMI reported earlier, The Lefortovsky District Court of Moscow has extended pre-trial detention term of Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko until April 30, 2017.
Ukrinform stated that their correspondent in France Roman Sushchenko was arrested in Moscow and accused of “espionage” on Sept.30.
Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) confirmed detaining of an Ukrinform correspondent, Roman Sushchenko. FSB labeling him as a Ukrainian intelligence officer who allegedly deliberately collected classified information on activities of the armed forces and the national guard of the Russian Federation. There is a criminal case on espionage charges (Article 276 of the Russian Criminal Code), the investigation is currently underway.
The Lefortove court resolved to prolong the arrest of Sushchenko for two more months on Oct.1.
Defence appealed the decision of the Lefortovo court to arrest Sushchenko in France.
The Moscow City Court has dismissed the appeal of defense team of an Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko on Oct.27.
The Moscow Lefortovo Court resolved on Nov. 28 to extend the arrest of Sushchenko until the 30th of January 2017.
On Dec.15, 2016, the Lefortovsky District Court of Moscow has extended pre-trial detention term of Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko until April 30, 2017