Convicted to six years for espionage in favor of Ukraine, former head of the Poltava defense enterprise Znamya, Yuriy Soloshenko fully admitted his guilt and will not appeal the sentence.
"My client said he did not want to appeal the verdict, and it is his desire I have to protect," he told reporters lawyer Gennady Blokhin.
The case marked marked "Secret" and Details were not disclosed. According to media reports, Soloshenko was going on "KAMAZ" allowed to use the part of some Russian weapons. He was arrested in the capital of Russia at the meeting with "business partner" of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation, stated in the publications.
The Moscow city court Tuesday sentenced 73-year-old Soloshenko to six years strict regime colony.