Sushchenko met with his wife and daughter in Lefortovo yesterday – lawyer

Sushchenko met with his wife and daughter in Lefortovo yesterday – lawyer

Mark Feygin, the lawyer of illegally detained Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, informed yesterday that his client met with his wife and daughter in Lefortovo.

"My client, Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, met with his wife and daughter in Lefortovo," Feygin wrote on Facebook yesterday.

As earlier 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.

On July 13, the Moscow City Court extended Sushchenko’s arrest until September 30.

Roman Sushchenko works with the Ukrainian National News Agency Ukrinform since 2002 and is agency's own correspondent in France since 2010.


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