The lawyer wrongfully detained in Moscow the journalist Roman Sushchenko mark Feygin reported that his client in prison visit for the spiritual care of a priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate. About it reports «UKRINFORM».
«On Monday I met with the defendant. He wrote two statements, the management of the prison №2, the investigator Krekova, the visitation of the monk mercury (the Runner), clergyman of the Bogorodskoe diocese of UPTS of the Kiev Patriarchy. We hope that he will be allowed to provide spiritual nourishment. The more that the right is Roman Sushchenko, the person with foreign citizenship, guaranteed by law,» — said Feigin.
According to him, in Russian prison system in General is encouraged to visit remand prisoners and priests.
«However, it is predominantly the representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church. But if Roman Sushchenko relates to other faiths, he has the right to visit her representative, who is also ready for this meeting,» — said the lawyer.
FR mercury in a personal conversation with the correspondent of «UKRINFORM» confirmed that his diocese and he also prepared the relevant documents for visits and communion Sushchenko.
Help. Kidnapping Sushchenko Moscow
On October 2, members of the Public monitoring Commission of Moscow SIZO «Lefortovo» found employee of the Agency «UKRINFORM» Roman Sushchenko, which Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested on charges of «espionage» (article 276 of the criminal code). There Sushchenko was roughly from September 30.
Sushchenko works in UKRINFORM» in 2002, a correspondent for the Ukrainian news Agency in France — from 2010.
On 3 October, the Agency called the detention Sushchenko «planned provocation» and said that the journalist arrived in Moscow on a private visit because he was on vacation and was going to visit relatives living there: «we Emphasize that the novel at the time of arrest was on vacation and arrived in Moscow in the private sector. He was detained in Moscow on the day of arrival and in violation of all international rules of his detention, the Russian side has not informed neither his wife nor diplomatic establishments or at the place of work. About the detention of the Novel his wife Angela Sushchenko, which remains in France, only found out on Sunday morning, October 2, call the in-laws after two days he was not contacted. However, his relatives spoke very carefully, hints, avoiding even the word «detained».
Specializing in the defense of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia lawyer Nikolai Polozov has described the detention Sushchenko as kidnapping.
Ministry of information policy of Ukraine immediately confirmed the information about detention of the journalist Sushchenko. The Agency noted that the legal Department collects all the necessary information regarding the circumstances and reasons for detention. But the FSB said that the Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko — allegedly a «personnel officer» Ukrainian military intelligence with the rank of «Colonel», to collect secret information on Russian armed forces and the newly established Putin’s «guard»: «a criminal case under article «Espionage». The fact of the arrest of the FSB do not see anything special: «the Usual work of the security services».
In the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine (Hur MO) has denied accusations of the FSB, noting that it was «absolutely untrue».
Later it became known that the Russian court arrested Sushchenko for two months.
Journalist Sushchenko in jail will be visited by the priest of the UOC-KP 17.11.2016