Ukrainian national Agency "UKRINFORM" assured that the detainee in the Russian capital Ukrainian Roman Sushchenko is a correspondent of the Agency.
"UKRINFORM" deeply outraged by the detention in the Russian capital on the last working day of the week, September 30, our your journalist Roman Sushchenko and the appearance in the Russian media concerning his accusations of espionage." UKRINFORM " considers the detention Sushchenko, who works in our Agency since 2002, as a correspondent in France ? in 2010, a planned provocation ", ? it is reported in circulation by news agencies.
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. In the "UKRINFORM" rejected accusations of espionage against the journalist, calling him a " journalist with many years of impeccable professional reputation." 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. Sushchenko detained for two months. 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.