The Ukrainian foreign Ministry expressed protest over the extension of the arrest Sushchenko
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed its protest over the illegal detention of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko.
About this informed the press-Secretary of Department Marian Betz on Twitter.
“Groundless detention of journalist Roman Sushchenko custody in Russia on fictitious charges. We Express our protest. Fighting next,” she wrote.
Unfounded the content of J. G. Sushchenko custody in Russia on fictitious charges. We Express our protest. Struggling on https://t.co/36b2rcIEpU
— Mariana Betsa (@Mariana_Betsa) September 25, 2017
Almost a year in a Russian prison. The court once again to extend the detention of journalist Sushchenko
Recall, 30 September 2016, Roman Sushchenko was arrested in Moscow, where he arrived on a private trip. On 7 October he was charged with “espionage”. The FSB believes Ukrainian employee of the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. Russian security forces claim that Sushchenko “purposefully collected data of state secret, the activities of the Armed forces and of National guard troops of the Russian Federation”.
The journalist denies all the charges. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine demands from the Russian side to stop the illegal detention of Ukrainian journalists and to ensure its smooth return to Ukraine.
Videochristina journalist Roman Sushchenko arrest extended for two months