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The first test for coronavirus Safronov showed a negative result

The first test for coronavirus in the SIZO "Lefortovo" adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov was negative, two days later will be ready the second, told RIA Novosti member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission Marina Litvinovich.

"Ivan Safronov is still in the infirmary with suspected coronavirus. Came his first test, he is negative. Now wait a second, it will be ready in two days," said Litvinovich.

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.