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Friday, October 21, 2016

FSB detained Ukrainian journalist-spy,” arrived in Moscow from Paris

Lawyer mark Feigin, representing the interests of the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko, again busy protecting the citizen of Ukraine. His new client – a 47-year-old Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, arrived in the Russian capital on a private visit.

Roman Sushchenko

Sushchenko was discovered in the remand prison of the Federal security service of the Russian Federation, Lefortovo, by an accidental coincidence – at least so told the website of the Foundation “Open Russia”.

In the chamber of the quarantine Department of the Ukrainian enterprises could not tell anything about the causes/circumstances of their detention nor of the charges against him. Meanwhile, the Lefortovo court of Moscow has passed the decision on arrest Sushchenko under article 276 of the Criminal code of Russian Federation (“espionage”).

Human rights activists, however, found out about the allegedly rendered to the guest of Moscow “psychological pressure” on the prohibition of the investigator to call home to inform his wife about his detention.

A consequence of the FSB gave the Roman Sushchenko state attorney. Consul of Ukraine in Russia has confirmed that diplomatic missions have information about the incident with the Ukrainian citizen.

Roman Sushchenko is working with the correspondent National information Agency “UKRINFORM” in 2002, on a long business trip to France he was sent in 2010. the Management of “UKRINFORM” believes the accusations of espionage against a “journalist with many years of impeccable professional credentials accredited in one of the most influential countries of the European Union, which is also a party to the Normandy format”, a provocation and “another unfriendly step by Russia against Ukrainian citizens.”

“What is he going to Moscow? Did you forget that there are close?” – puzzled Ukrainian colleagues, alluding to the after released Hope Savchenko 74-year-old former Director of the Poltava plant “Banner” Yuri Soloshenko.

It is known that Sushchenko arrived in the Russian capital during the holidays. After two days he hasn’t been in touch, remaining in France wife Angela Sushchenko called relatives. They tried to calm the woman, using hints without saying the word “detained”. Guessing about the secret sense of cautious phrases, Sushchenko called the hotline of the Embassy of Ukraine in Russia, then sent to the same official statement about the disappearance of a spouse.

“UKRINFORM” and the wife of Ukrainian journalist has signed an agreement with the Russian lawyer Marc by pagenum. He’s already been in “Lefortovo”, made a number of statements in the case. According to his notes in social networks, now the lawyer is in Lefortovo court, then go to the investigative Department of the FSB, then it’s back to jail his client.


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