In the Russian international Ministry explained the detention of the Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko, noting that the latter arrived in the Russian Federation without a journalism visa.
"Sushchenko not performed on the territory of the Russian Federation journalistic functions, – news Agency the answer of the messenger the Department of information and press of the foreign Ministry on the Ukrainian side that the detainee was a journalist in Russia.
About the detention in Russia of the journalist of Ukrainian news Agency "UKRINFORM" Roman Sushchenko said a member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission (POC) of the capital of Russia Zoya Svetova. In her expressions, he is placed in jail Lefortovo. Kiev asked in a persistent form to release Ukrainian journalist from jail in the Russian capital. Later, the FSB of Russia in the first day of the week, 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. Sushchenko detained for two months. 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 on arrival in the Russian Federation.