Novikov undertook to protect the accused of espionage citizen of Norway arrested in Moscow

Russian lawyer Ilya Novikov undertook to protect citizens of Norway Frode Berg detained by the FSB on 5 December at the Theatre square in Moscow on suspicion of espionage. This lawyer reported to Facebook.

«Today I met him in jail «Lefortovo». Frode Berg did not plead guilty. The consequence considers that it was sent by mail recruited by a foreign intelligence Russians money and intelligence the task of collecting military secrets. He Frode Berg denies it. To arrive on December 4 in Russia, he was persuaded his Norwegian friend,» – wrote Novikov.

He noted that the detention of Berg, from the very beginning could be a provocation or Norwegian used without his knowledge for illegal activities.

«The health of the Berg is satisfactory, with the exception of problems with high pressure. Berg almost do not speak Russian and have more difficulty when communicating with jail staff about their daily needs. It is also largely cut off from news, it is only available to radio stations broadcasting in Russian,» – said the lawyer.

He added that the preliminary investigation in the case of Berg, it is likely to last at least six months.

«As a result, and the court in such cases are usually held behind closed doors», said Novikov.

https://www.facebook.com/Ilya.S.Novikov/posts/10209024391646774



Novikov undertook to protect the accused of espionage citizen of Norway arrested in Moscow 26.12.2017

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