The Ukrainian foreign Ministry expressed protest in connection with the extension of the arrest Sushchenko

МИД Украины выразил протест в связи с продлением ареста Сущенко

The journalist Roman Sushchenko at the hearing

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) expressed its protest in connection with the extension of the arrest of the journalist Roman Sushchenko in Russia. On Twitter informed the speaker of the guardian Marian Betz.

“A politically motivated case. Another hostage to Russian aggression. We Express our protest and demand the release of R. Sushchenko,” wrote Betz.

We will remind, today Lefortovo court of Moscow extended the arrest of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko until January 30, 2017.

We will remind, 30 Sep FSB of Russia have detained in Moscow the journalist of UKRINFORM Roman Sushchenko on suspicion of espionage. In the Russian security services believe that Sushchenko is an employee of the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. In the Ukrainian intelligence involvement Sushchenko the Agency does not confirm.