The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine calls the Consul of Russia in this country for an explanation on the question of non-admission of Ukrainian diplomats arrested in the Russian capital to Ukrainian Roman Sushchenko, detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage, said the press Secretary of the foreign Ministry Marian Betz.
"Today, the foreign Ministry calls the Consul of Russia in Ukraine to give explanations, why Russia is in violation of international law does not provide our Consul to the Roman Sushchenko ", – quotes its words " Ukrainian truth ".
Betz said that yesterday in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was re-sent a note with the requirement to provide immediate access to the Consul of Ukraine Sushchenko, which is located in the " Lefortovo ". On the first day of the week it was announced the detention in Russia of the journalist of Ukrainian news Agency "UKRINFORM" Roman Sushchenko, who were held in custody for two months and is in jail Lefortovo. Kiev asked in a persistent form to release Ukrainian journalist from prison. Ukrainian national Agency "UKRINFORM" assured that Sushchenko is a correspondent of the Agency. The Agency claim that Sushchenko was on vacation and stayed in the capital of Russia on personal business. According to the newspaper, the journalist was arrested immediately upon arrival in the Russian Federation. Later that same day, FSB announced the arrest of an employee of the main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Roman Sushchenko, which, according to special services, collecting secret data about the activities of Russia's military might and Regardie. A criminal case under the criminal code in accordance with "Spying" under investigation. Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine has not recognized Sushchenko his agent. In the Russian international Ministry stressed that Sushchenko arrived to the Russian Federation without a journalism visa.