Case RIA Novosti lead the article on treason

Дело РИА Новости ведут по статье о госизмене

Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko told some details about the case against the news Agency and the search of his office.

The investigation, RIA Novosti-Ukraine “has evidence of implementation of well-paid anti-Ukrainian attack this structure”. Such statement on Tuesday, may 15, on his page on Facebook was made by the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko.

“The Crimean Prosecutor’s office and the SBU now moved into an active phase of neutralization of anti-Ukrainian activities of another Russian media structure,” he wrote.

According to him, “the investigation has evidence of implementation of well-paid anti-Ukrainian attacks this structure, the participation of citizens of Ukraine (at the same time received the citizenship of the Russian Federation) in this disinformation war.”

The attorney General added that the actions of the Agency’s employees fall under signs of Criminal code on state treason (article 111 of the criminal code).

In his message Lutsenko also claimed that during the searches in the office of RIA Novosti-Ukraine found a map of “new Russia”, St. George’s ribbons and more.

We will remind, earlier today it was reported the investigation at the office of RIA Novosti-Ukraine in Kiev and about the detention of the journalist of RIA Novosti-Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky.

After SBU came with searches to the home of a journalist RIA Novosti-Ukraine Lyudmila Lysenko.

The Kremlin expressed outrage at the raids, RIA Novosti-Ukraine and promised to “act competently and aggressively defend the interests of Russian media in Ukraine”.

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