In the Kremlin commented on the detention of Safronov in the case of treason
Vladimir Putin did not put in popularity about the case of the adviser to the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, suspected of treason, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
Safronov tied this morning. According to the FSB, he collected and handed to the representative of one of special services of NATO data on military cooperation, defense and security of Russia.
The Advisor was charged for 275 article " Gosizmena ", the punishment of which can reach 20 years of punishment. Prosecuted under the criminal code.
While in Roscosmos told that the detention Safronov has no connection with his work in state Corporation.
Ivan Safronov, from 2010 to 2019 was a correspondent " the businessman ", then became a special correspondent of the newspaper " Vedomosti ", focused on military and space topics. To the post of adviser Dmitry Rogozin was appointed at the end of this may.
According to the information portal of the magistrates of the city capital of Russia, last summer, the newspaper "Kommersant", tried to attract To responsibility for divulging state secrets. What was the complaint, not reported.
Then the magistrate plot number 389 sent a Protocol Under the administrative code " application of the media and the Internet for disclosure of information constituting a state or other specially protected legislative act a secret." The message returned to the originator (reason not specified).
As said Last news the head of the "businessman" Vladimir Zhelonkin, he doesn't know what can be related to the detention Safronov said that in the publication does not pass any inspection.
Former editor-in-chief "the businessman" Sergey Yakovlev, for his part, said that "not ready to answer the question" is whether the person publishing that could expose state secrets.