FSB detained Ukrainian Roman Sushchenko did not have accreditation to work as a journalist in Russia, said the Russian foreign Ministry. The Ukrainian side, including law enforcement agencies, and publishing, where he works Sushchenko, asserting that he arrived in Moscow for personal reasons and is not a scout.
Earlier it was reported that the FSB detained in Moscow, Ukrainian citizen Roman Sushchenko, which, as the correspondent of “UKRINFORM”, carried out in the Russian capital espionage activities. Sushchenko was arrested for two months.
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The Russian foreign Ministry, commenting on the detention and arrest of the journalist, noted that Sushchenko was in Russia, not having journalistic accreditation Agency that must be, if he was going to work in Moscow. According to the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry, Sushchenko “is not performed on the territory of Russia for journalistic functions, and for accreditation not applied.
At the same time in Ukraine the existence of the spy Sushchenko rejected and called fake information. According to the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of the country of the employee with that name they have. “We don’t confirm this information,” — said the press service of the Ministry.
The detention of the journalist commented on the employer Sushchenko – “UKRINFORM”. According to the editorial, the man was on leave and went to Moscow for personal reasons, which formally explains the lack of accreditation to work as a journalist in Russia.
At the same time, speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy paruby at once appealed to the international community in connection with the detention in Russia of Ukrainian journalist: “All international organizations to give a tough assessment of the prosecution of journalist, a citizen of Ukraine”, — quotes its “Ukrainian truth”.
There was a video of the detention of Ukrainian spy FSB