Adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov, suspected of treason, not guilty, reports journalist Last news from the Lefortovo court.
at present, the court will decide whether to send him to jail or to take a more lenient measure of restraint.
Safronov tied this morning. According to the FSB, he collected and handed to the representative of one of special services of NATO data on military cooperation, defense and security of Russia. "Roskosmos" claim that the detention of the adviser has no connection with his work in state Corporation.
He was charged Under paragraph 275 " Treason ", the punishment of which can reach 20 years of punishment. Prosecuted under the criminal code. As has been said the press Secretary of the Lefortovo court Xenia Pervoklashek, the detainee is still in the status suspect.
Ivan Safronov, from 2010 to 2019 was a correspondent " the businessman ", then became a special correspondent of the newspaper " Vedomosti ", focused on military and space topics. To the post of adviser Dmitry Rogozin was appointed at the end of may this year.
head of media Vladimir Zhelonkin said Last news that he does not know what can be related to the detention Safronov said that in the publication no tests were not.
in "Kommersant" accusations of treason in the address Safronov considered absurd and demanded an open trial.
According to the information portal of the magistrates of the city capital of Russia, last summer, the newspaper "Kommersant", tried to attract To responsibility for divulging state secrets. What was the complaint, not reported.
Then the justice of the peace precinct N 389 sent a Protocol Under the administrative code " application of the media and the Internet for disclosure of information constituting a state or other specially protected legislative act a secret." The message returned to the originator (reason not specified).