In this handout photo released by Russian Federal Security Service, Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers detain an adviser to the head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos Ivan Safronov suspected of working for one of NATO intelligence services, in Moscow, Russia. The FSB said Safronov was working for a NATO country intelligence service and handing over classified Russian information about military and technical cooperation and defence. According to Roscosmos, the detention of Safronov is not related to his work for the space agency. Before Roscosmos, Safronov worked for Vedomosti and Kommersant newspapers where he was covering all the topics related to the military and space. A criminal case has been launched on suspicion of high treason. Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.
|Categories:||Crime, Law & Justice|
|Feature:||Russia High Treason Suspect Detained|
|Source:||Russian Federal Security Service|