Russia navy man detained in occupied Sevastopol on charges of "treason in favor of Ukraine"

11:50, 30 July 2020
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"The Federal Security Service in Sevastopol detained a serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet, who was collecting and transferring to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine information constituting a state secret," the Russian FSB's press center told UNIAN.

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"The FSB opened a criminal case on the grounds of a crime under Article 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (high treason)," it said.

A court has already ruled to remand the detainee in custody.

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