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 Charges against Sushchenko are flat primitive, - lawyer Feygin

The defense says there is nothing special in the Ukrainian journalist's case in terms of investigation.

As reported by Censor.NET citing 112 Ukraine, this was announced by lawyer Mark Feygin during a news conference.

"If someone's expecting to hear something very special about this case, there is nothing there in terms of investigation or procedure. The charges in this case are flat primitive," Feygin said.

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As previously reported, members of Moscow's Public Monitoring Commission found Ukrinform news agency correspondent Roman Sushchenko in Lefortovo prison Oct. 2. The Lefortovo court of Moscow remanded the journalist in a two-month custody on charges of espionage (article 276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) the following day.

Ukraine's Information Policy Ministry also confirmed the detention of Sushchenko. The ministry said its legal department was collecting necessary information on the circumstances and reasons for the detention.

In turn, the FSB claims Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko is an agent of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine's MoD.


 
 
 
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