Safronov isolated in "Lefortovo" with suspected coronavirus

Have arrested on charges of treason adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov took the test for the coronavirus, he is isolated in the Metropolitan detention center "Lefortovo", said RIA Novosti member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission (POC) eve Markachev.

"He (Safronov) took the test. He was isolated in jail with suspected coronavirus" she said.

Safronov was arrested July 7 on charges of treason, on the evening of the same day the Lefortovsky court of Moscow placed him into custody until September 6. The Moscow city court upheld that decision in force, the protection of the declared intention to appeal against the arrest on appeal.

According to the FSB, the adviser Dmitry Rogozin is charged with passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO. Protection Safronov said that investigators suspect him of working for the Czech intelligence services since 2012. The case concerns the transfer of personal gain of military-technical information on the supply of arms to Africa, the ultimate recipients of classified information was the United States. Blame former journalist does not recognize.

According to Roscosmos, the detention of the person is not related to his work in the Corporation. Prior to that, he worked in the Newspapers "Vedomosti" and "Kommersant", engaged in military and space themes. Earlier, Peskov noted that as a journalist detention is also not connected.

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