MEPs wrote a letter to Mogherini about the arrested in Russia Sushchenko

MEPs wrote a letter to Mogherini about the arrested in Russia Sushchenko

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The deputies called on the EU high representative to help release Ukrainian journalist.

European MPs called on the high representative of the Union for foreign and security policy Federica Mogherini about the situation with the arrested in Russia Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko.

Wrote about this on his Twitter page Russian lawyer mark Feigin.

“A group of European parliamentarians appealed to the Commissioner Federica Mogherini about the fate of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, arrested in Russia”, – he said.

In the letter, in particular, the deputies called the arrest of a journalist in Russia “unjustified” and “illegal”. In addition, they called on Russia to release Sushchenko and respect the rights of citizens of Ukraine.

Mark Feygin / Twitter

Mark Feygin / Twitter

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 STC 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.