The number of journalists imprisoned worldwide hit another new record in 2017, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Freedom to Sushchenko
Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was arrested in Moscow, has been allowed to have a 20-minute phone talk with his relatives, and talks on his right to a meeting are also being held, his lawyer, Mark Feygin, has told Ukrinform.
Lawyer Mark Feygin says that psychological pressure has been put on Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally detained in Moscow, so that he could to plead guilty.
A Russian lawyer, a defense lawyer for Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and Crimea, including Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, has appealed to European leaders for protection from persecution in his country.
The Embassy of Ukraine in France is making every effort to release Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally arrested in Russia.
Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry on anti-terrorist operation (ATO) issues, leaves his post and begins to work as spokesman for the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine.
Lawyer Mark Feygin has challenged in court the arrest of his client, Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally detained in Moscow.
Ukraine's Permanent Mission to the United Nations has handed over to the UN secretary general a letter from the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, in which it expresses its protest regarding the decision to extend the term of detention for journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally held in Moscow.
Ukrinform's correspondent in France Roman Sushchenko, who was arrested in Moscow, is subjected to psychological pressure so that he could admit his guilt, his lawyer, Mark Feygin, has said.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has expressed its strong protest in connection with Moscow City Court's decision to extend for two more months the detention of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is illegally held in Russia on false accusations.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has expressed a protest due to the groundless extension of the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko for two months on trumped-up charges and called for his release.
Russian lawyer Mark Feygin, who defends the interests of Ukrinform correspondent Ukrinform Roman Sushchenko, has said that he could be stripped of his lawyer status in December.
The Moscow City Court has extended the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko for another two months.
Charge d’ Affaires, a.i., to the U.S. Mission to the OSCE Harry Kamian delivered his speech at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on Thursday, stressing unjustified accusations made by the Russian Federation against Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and urging Moscow to immediately release the Ukrainian journalist, according to his statement posted on the official website of the U.S. Mission to the OSCE.