In the Kremlin commented on the accusation against Safronov
In the Kremlin still believe that the charge of the adviser of the head of "Roscosmos", the former journalist Ivan Safronov in no way related to his journalistic work, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"I repeat, according to our information, the prosecution in no way has to do with his journalistic activities," - said Peskov told reporters.
Reporters asked Peskov, will the President seek further clarification on the case Safronova after he refused to enter into a pretrial agreement with the investigation, which would have obliged him, according to the lawyers, to disclose their journalistic sources.
"It is unlikely that the President will request additional information. You will agree that even in such sensitive matters it is unlikely that the President has the ability to be aware of all steps of the investigation," - said Peskov.
Safronov was arrested July 7 on charges of treason, on the evening of the same day the Lefortovsky court of Moscow has arrested until September 6. 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. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov noted that as a journalist detention is also not connected.