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 Sushchenko's wife received permission to visit her husband in Moscow prison, - lawyer Feygin. PHOTO

The wife of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally detained in the Russian Federation, was granted permission to visit him in jail.

Sushchenko's lawyer Mark Feygin wrote on Twitter, Censor.NET reports.

"I was in Lefortovo with the wife of my client Roman Suschenko today. She was permitted to visit him," he wrote.

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Feygin later posted a document permitting Sushchenko's wife Anzhela to visit Roman.

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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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