Foreign Ministry demands release of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko

Foreign Ministry demands release of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko

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The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine demands the release of illegally detained journalist Roman Sushchenko.

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maryana Betsa posted this on Twitter.

"We demand the release of illegally detained journalist Roman Sushchenko, the hostage of aggressive policy of the Russian Federation," she wrote.

Today, the Moscow City Court considers the appeal for extension of Roman Sushchenko’s arrest.

As reported, Ukrinform correspondent in France Roman Sushchenko was arrested in Moscow on September 30, where he arrived on a private visit. He was accused of “espionage”, allegedly being a member of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The Ukrainian Main Intelligence Directorate denied allegations of the Russian Federal Security Service.

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