Protection of Ivan Safronov appealed the decision to arrest

the Attorneys adviser to the head of the Russian space Agency and the former correspondent of “Kommersant” and “Vedomosti” of Ivan Safronov, a suspect of treason, filed a complaint against the decision of the Lefortovo court of Moscow on detention.

TASS said the lawyer Evgeny Smirnov, adding that the defense insists on the measure of restraint not related to the actual deprivation of liberty.

In turn, Chairman of the Council under RF President on development of civil society and human rights Valery Fadeyev said that explains the conditions of detention of the arrested person. He noted that the HRC is monitoring the situation with the detention of a person.

the Court arrested on the eve of Ivan Safronov for two months — until September 6. In the capital, the building of FSB on Lubyanka square, held pickets in support of Ivan Safronov, was arrested more than 20 people.

Safronov is suspected of passing secret information to the representative of one of the special services of NATO countries. He faces up to 20 years in prison.

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