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Suspected of treason ex-police officer faces up to 20 years in prison

Arrested on suspicion of treason in favor of Ukraine ex-to the chief of the district police Department in the Kursk region Dmitry Borzenkov faces a term of 12 to 20 years with a fine in the amount up to 500 thousand rubles or the salary or other income for a period up to three years.

As reported by RIA Novosti press Secretary of the Lefortovo court Xenia Pervoklashek, Borzenkov will remain in jail at least until August 18. According to intelligence, Borzenkov "were involved in confidential cooperation is one of the units" of the security Service of Ukraine and "collect and transmit the data making the state secret".

General of the FSB commented on the detention of the Kursk police for treason

FSB General Alexander Mikhailov suggested that the detainee for treason, the chief of the district police Department in the Kursk region Dmitry Borzenkov could in the future to assist with reconnaissance and sabotage groups in Ukraine.

Earlier, the FSB stated that Borzenkov detained for the transfer of the security Service of Ukraine secret information constituting a state secret. Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested him on June 20. The representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs in the region told RIA Novosti that Borzenkov worked as the chief of OMVD of Russia on the Zolotukhinskiy district a little more than two months he suspended and will be dismissed from the police.