Adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" arrested for two months on charges of treason
Adviser to the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov was arrested on charges of treason for two months, reports journalist Last news from the courtroom. He will be under arrest until September 6.
lawyer Safronova, Ivan Pavlov said that the defense wants to appeal the decision.
the meeting of the court took place behind closed doors, because the materials of the case contain sensitive data. Listeners were allowed only prior to the pronouncement of the operative part of the resolution.
FSB suspects Safronov in the work on NATO. According to the intelligence, He collected and handed to the representative of the North Atlantic Commonwealth data representing the state secret. They touched on military cooperation, defense and security of Russia.
The investigative Committee opened a case under " high treason ", for which the man faces up to 20 years punishment.
even before the meeting Safronov said not guilty. As said Last news informed source, during interrogation He refused to testify, citing the publication 51 of the Constitution.