The OSCE appealed to Lavrov in the case of a captive journalist Sushchenko

The OSCE appealed to Lavrov in the case of a captive journalist Sushchenko

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Ukrainian journalist accused of spying.

The OSCE representative on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic appealed to the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in the case of detention of the Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko in Russia.

She stated this during a meeting with activists of the National Union of journalists of Ukraine, writes “UKRINFORM”.

“The most important thing now is to provide it (Sushchenko – approx.ed.) security, legal aid to the Consul had the ability to access and communicate with him,” she said.

According to Mijatovic, dealt with this problem a lot of people, “he’s always under control, but the problem is very complex and delicate.”

Also, the OSCE representative added that it maintains constant contact with Russian officials.

Recall, 3 October, information appeared about the arrest of Roman Sushchenko Lefortovo court for 2 months. Russian security forces claim that Sushchenko “purposefully collected data, which constitute state secret, the activities of the Armed forces and National guard, the leak of which abroad could harm the defense of the state”. Against the Ukrainian opened a criminal case on charges of espionage, are investigating. Roman Sushchenko in jail “Lefortovo” has found members of the Public oversight Commission (POC) of Moscow. 47-year-old journalist was in the chamber of the quarantine Department.

The journalist told members of the POC that he was put under psychological pressure, and the investigator was not allowed to call and tell his wife about the arrest. The FSB has provided him with a state attorney. The former lawyer was released from Russian captivity of the people’s Deputy of Hope Savchenko mark Feigin decided to help Sushchenko and become his protector.

Journalist Roman Sushchenko can exchange for a detainee recently in Exactly the agent of the main intelligence Directorate of the General staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation.