The constitutional court on Wednesday upheld the norm closure of access to state secrets for employees whose relatives live abroad.
A complaint with the court addressed an employee of the border Department of the FSB in the Amur region Sergey Pushkin, who was suspended from access to state secrets, due to the fact that his son went to study in New Zealand. The applicant believes that the state secrets cannot be permitted Workers whose relatives went abroad on continuous residence. Student visa a family member should not affect access to state secrets, said Pushkin, RIA " Novosti ". However, the constitutional Court in its own definition clarified that sensitive information does not have the ability to be available to every citizen. Accordingly, deprivation officials to the appropriate approval cannot be considered as a violation of his constitutional rights." Secrecy of information constituting a state secret, aimed at its preservation, does not imply free access to such information of every citizen, And therefore depriving officials access to such information - if there are circumstances that create a danger for their protection, - cannot be regarded as an unjustified Limitation of the rights and freedoms of man and citizen ", - stated in the court's determination. The court added that if the decision of such question the intelligence agencies and the courts do not have the right to be governed only by the formal parameters set by departmental instructions. They must consider all the circumstances of the case and to establish how significant danger to the security of classified information and General security of the country are living abroad relatives. Will add that in the last period of time in society have a discussion around what constitutes treason. On the first day of the week Lefortovo court of Moscow extended to 5 April the detention Eugene pet??n. According to investigators, the man, who previously worked in the Department for external Church relations of the Russian Orthodox Church, passed on secret data secret services of the USA. At the same time Lefortovo court was arrested for two months Sergei Minakova, which is charged with espionage. According to the source, according to one member of the crew of the tanker "Coed" the black sea fleet of Russia. First it was announced that the court was arrested on charges of treason Gennady Kravtsova and Yuri Soloshenko. According to media reports, the last one is a citizen of Ukraine and previously headed the Ukrainian defense enterprise " Banner ". February 5, Lefortovsky court dismissed the complaint for the arrest of the accused in the treason women Smolensk Svetlana Davydova. According to the FSB, in April last year the mother of many children Davydov noted that military unit n 48886, located next to her house, in fact empty. This part is stationed 82-I separate radio red banner, order of Alexander Nevsky brigade GRU. Later Davydov heard in the bus a phone conversation one of the officers of this part. In a telephone conversation, the man said to his companion that his colleagues " small groups are trafficked to the capital of Russia, certainly in plain clothes, And from this place on a business trip ". Davydov, actively interested in the situation in the East of Ukraine, decided that the story is about a trip to Donetsk. Returning home, she told her husband everything, And then decided to call the Ukrainian Ambassador's residence in the capital of Russia. As of February 4, ex-employee of the Russian nuclear center in the Nizhny Novgorod region Vladimir Golubev was charged with divulging state secrets. In 2003, the worker RFNC made a scientific report on the Symposium in the Czech Republic, which was later posted. The publication of this report was the reason for the excitation of relatively Golubeva criminal case. He faces up to 4 years of imprisonment.