The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine believes in the release of Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally imprisoned in Russia.
Freedom to Sushchenko
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to France Oleh Shamshur has sent birthday greetings to Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally imprisoned in Russia.
Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko celebrates his second birthday behind bars.
Belarusian activists have held in Brussels a rally against censorship and in support of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally imprisoned in Moscow.
Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally held in Lefortovo prison in Moscow, has sent an answer to members of the PEN club, literary artists from Sweden and Germany.
Anzhelika and Yulia Sushchenko, the wife and daughter of imprisoned Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, were presented on Wednesday with an award of the Andrei Sakharov Prize - a journalistic Order for Courage, which was also awarded to Ukrinform's correspondent illegally arrested in Moscow.
Wife and daughter of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally held in the Moscow’s Lefortovo detention facility, will be awarded the Andrei Sakharov Prize - the journalistic Order For Courage in the end of January.
On Wednesday, January 24, the Moscow City Court has extended the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally held in the Lefortovo detention facility.
A court in Moscow will consider on January 24 the issue of extending the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally held at the Lefortovo prison, Sushchenko's lawyer, Mark Feygin, has reported on Twitter.
On Thursday, the Moscow City Court dismissed the appeal against the decision of the court of the first instance to prolong the pre-trial detention term of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko until 30 January 2018.
Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) wants Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko to admit in front of the camera that he is not a journalist, but a career officer of the Main Intelligence Department of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
President Petro Poroshenko has stated that Ukraine is making every effort to release all Ukrainians illegally held in Russian prisons, including Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko.
The next year should demonstrate the real activity of the newly created cultural institutions: the Ukrainian Book Institute and the Ukrainian Cultural Fund.
Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was arrested in Moscow, has congratulated his compatriots on Christmas and New Year holidays.