Lawyer Feygin to meet French officials and discuss Sushchenko's arrest

Lawyer Mark Feygin intends to discuss the arrest of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko by Moscow with officials in France.

Feygin wrote in Twitter, Censor.NET reports.

"I have left for Paris. Will meet officials regarding the arrest of my client, Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko," he 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.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n416967