The court will consider the extension of arrest of Ukrainian Sushchenko

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in Photobacterium in Russia on charges of espionage citizen of Ukraine Roman Sushchenko. Archival photoThe court will consider the extension of arrest of Ukrainian Sushchenko© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Lefortovo court of Moscow on Tuesday will consider a question on prolongation of arrest of the citizen of Ukraine Roman Sushchenko, accused in Russia of spying, told RIA Novosti in court.

The session is scheduled for 09.45.

FSB October 3, 2016, reported the arrest of an employee of the main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Sushchenko, which, according to intelligence agencies, gathering intelligence on the activities of the Armed forces and Regardie.

Ukrainian national Agency «UKRINFORM» said Sushchenko since 2002 is their correspondent. In «UKRINFORM» rejected the accusations of espionage, noting that the journalist is on vacation and has arrived to Moscow for personal reasons. The Russian foreign Ministry said that Sushchenko was not applied to the Ministry for accreditation of journalists. The lawyer of the arrested mark Feigin said that his client did not plead guilty.