The permanent mission of Ukraine to the United Nations handed the Secretary-General of the letter from the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, expressing protest regarding the continuation of the term of imprisonment in Russia of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko. About it reports UKRINFORM.

The letter emphasized that the decision of the Russian court says about the pressure on Sushchenko and the bias of the Russian judiciary.

Ukraine appealed to the international human rights organizations and OSCE representative to take measures to release Ukrainian.

On Tuesday, November 27, the court of Moscow extended the detention Sushchenko another two months, until 30 January 2018.

The journalist was detained in late September 2016 in Moscow, where he arrived on personal business. The FSB said that the detainee is an “employee Hur”. Ukrainian intelligence involvement Sushchenko the Ministry denied.

Ukraine handed over to UN Secretary-General’s letter regarding the case Sushchenko 28.11.2017

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