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Investigation of journalist Sushchenko case completed in Russia
22:11, 20 October 2017
Investigation of journalist Sushchenko case completed in Russia

Defense is getting acquainted with the materials of the case consisting of ten volumes

22:11, 20 October 2017

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Investigation of the case of Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko was completed in Russia. This was reported by Ukrinform with reference to his lawyer Mark Feigin.

"We were announced about the end of investigation: the case consists of 10 volumes - procedural, operational materials. I cannot tell anymore, because in it has the status of state secret. We together with my client are now studying the second volume," Feigin said.

He added that the tactics of defense will be worked out finally with Sushchenko after acquaintance with all the materials.

Related: Year of detention: International Federation of Journalists called on Russia to free Sushchenko

"But I want to clarify that our position is the same in main issues. Sushchenko does not admit guilt, and today he again refused to give evidence against himself, referring to Article 51," the lawyer said.

Related: Russian court extends Sushchenko's arrest until November 30

As it was reported earlier Feigin awaits US resolutions on Sushchenko case. The lawyer expressed hope that Tillerson will raise the issue of illegally detained Ukrainian journalist during his the meeting with Lavrov.

Related: Sushchenko nominated for UNESCO Guillermo Cano prize

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