The Moscow city court on Wednesday will hold preliminary hearings on the case of Gennady Kravtsov, accused of passing classified information to the West, said Last news in court.
This stage of the process according to the legislation passes in the closed mode. The meeting will be addressed procedural issues of the forthcoming trial on the form of proceedings, the request or the exclusion of evidence to return the case for further investigation.
Kravtsov is charged under item 275 of the criminal code (treason). The case is marked " classified ", for this reason the Details until not disclosed.
This year it was announced about a number of arrests and the arrest of suspects of treason and espionage. For example, the consequence was suspected of treason servant of the black sea fleet Sergey Minakov, which is then released from jail. In addition, under arrest is a former employee of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Yevgeny Petrin and Gennady Kravtsov, accused of passing classified data to the West.
The most notorious was the detention of mothers with many children Svetlana Davydova for a call to the residence of the Ambassador of Ukraine with information about the " transfer of Russian troops in Donetsk ". In the end Davydov was released from Moscow jail "Lefortovo" under recognizance not to leave, and she went home in the Smolensk region. Then the Case against Davydova stopped.