The alleged spy, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Roman Sushchenko, who identified himself as a journalist Ukrainian Agency " UKRINFORM ", detained for two months on suspicion of espionage, said a source familiar with the situation.
"Sushchenko by the court placed in custody for two months ", - the interviewer said the news Agency.
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, and collected secret information On the activities of military power and the National guard of Russia. A criminal case under the criminal code in accordance with "Spying" under investigation. 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. 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.