Located in Lefortovo prison Roman Sushchenko, presented by the journalist of the news Agency " UKRINFORM ", asked the defenders to contact the Consul of Ukraine in the Russian capital, said a member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission (POC) of the capital of Russia Zoya Svetova.
"When visiting the quarantine branch of the Lefortovo prison we unintentionally met in the chamber 47-year-old citizen of Ukraine Roman Sushchenko. He told me that He was a journalist, and that his blaming of espionage ", where she told RIA " Novosti ".
according to her, arrested Sushchenko Lefortovo court of the capital of Russia's accusations, according to paragraph 276 of the criminal code " Espionage ". As members of the POC are forbidden to have caught out the circumstances of their detention and Details of the criminal case, they are unable to know the essence of the charges. Thus, According to Sushchenko, He couldn't call home to tell his wife about his arrest. Later, the investigation has provided him with a state attorney." Sushchenko asked us to contact the Consul of Ukraine in the capital of Russia ", Greg said a member of the PMC. As the press-Secretary of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Marian Betz, the Ministry is working on the question of the admission of the Ukrainian consuls to Sushchenko." urgently explain the circumstances of the detention of the journalist "UKRINFORM" in Russia, and among them the issue of unerring fashion Ukrainian consuls ", Greg said Betz. The head of the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine Yuriy stets said that the Ministry is monitoring the situation around journalist, for example, the legal Department of the Ministry collects data in relation to the circumstances and the reasons for the detention.