Ivan Safronov was sent under arrest

the Lefortovsky court of Moscow sent under arrest of the adviser of the General Director of Roskosmos, a former journalist of “Kommersant” and “Vedomosti” Ivan Safronov. It is reported by RIA “Novosti”.

the arrest Term until 6 September.

the Defense intends to appeal the decision.

Ivan Safronov was detained on the morning of 7 July under the article on treason. In Roscosmos said that it is not related to the current work of the Corporation. Dmitry Rogozin later said that Safronov had no access to classified information.

According to security officers, Safronov passed classified information to one of the special services of NATO. The FSB said that we are talking about the information on military-technical cooperation and defense of the Russian Federation.

Safronov faces up to 20 years in prison. He not pleaded guilty.

the pickets near the building of FSB on Lubyanka square in Moscow in support of Ivan Safronov arrested 22 people. Among the detained TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, while she was standing with a picket.

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