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Sushchenko case: Feygin has a notarized translation of document for FSB

27.02.2017, 10:47

Mark Feygin, the lawyer of illegally arrested Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, said that he prepared a notarized translation of the document of confirmation from The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, which states that Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko is not a staff employee of the Defense Intelligence.

Feygіn told this news to Ukrinform correspondent.  
"I spoke with the investigator (Krekovym - Ed.) on Sushchenko case last week. I am going to file documents, I've received from Ukraine next week. These are the documents FSB investigation department rejected to admit. Now, I have notarized translation of the documents,"- said Feygin.

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

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