Ukraine has demanded at the UN that Russia immediately release journalist Roman Sushchenko, stop the persecution of media representatives and activists in the occupied Crimea, and put an end to state propaganda and incitement to hatred.
Freedom to Sushchenko
The Moscow City Court has continued to consider the case of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally detained in Russia, and admitted Mark Feygin, who was deprived of his lawyer status, to the process as a public defender.
The main feature of the Sushchenko case is that he completely refused to cooperate with investigation
The court hearing at which the defense will provide evidence of the innocence of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko has been postponed until Friday, April 27, Mark Feygin has told Ukrinform.
Russian lawyer Mark Feygin, who is a defense lawyer for Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, has been stripped of the status of a lawyer.
The prosecution in the case of Roman Sushchenko, a Ukrainian journalist illegally detained in Moscow, finished submitting its arguments in the Moscow City Court on Monday, April 23, and the defense will provide its evidence on Wednesday, April 25, Sushchenko's lawyer, Mark Feygin, has told Ukrinform.
Moscow City Court on April 25 will hold a hearing to consider written evidence and motions in the case of Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally arrested in Moscow.
In France, the fate of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko illegally detained in Russia and other captives of the Kremlin is discussed at the official level.
The Council of Europe has classified the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko as the first level of attacks on journalists and updated the alert on his case.
The talks on the fate of illegally arrested Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko will be intensified after the verdict in his case is pronounced and the appeal is filed.
Lawyer Mark Feygin believes that Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko can be exchanged this summer, and he will return to Kyiv.
Lawyer Mark Feygin has said that serious pressure is being exerted on him in the case of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally imprisoned in Russia.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has thanked Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, illegally arrested in Moscow, for the preserved strength of mind and assured that Ukraine continues making efforts to release political prisoners.
A Kremlin official has said that he has no information about an address from Mark Feygin, the lawyer for Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who asked for the release of his client in exchange for Russians held in Ukraine.