The reserve officer was stripped of his military rank and fined 300,000 rubles. The court found that he passed information containing state secrets to the intelligence of a foreign state
The Second Western District Military Court sentenced a reserve FSB lieutenant colonel to 13 years in a strict regime colony for treason (Article 275 of the Criminal Code) , RBC was told in the press service of the court.
The convict was fined 300 thousand rubles, he was deprived of his military rank.
As reported by RIA Novosti, in court, defendant— Dmitry Kazakov. During the meeting, it was established that he worked for foreign intelligence. The case was heard behind closed doors, so no other details were given to the agency.
Source of “Interfax” said that Kazakov began to cooperate with the intelligence of an unnamed state on his own initiative and passed on official information constituting a state secret. According to the interlocutor of the agency, the defendant pleaded guilty in full, but refused to testify on the circumstances of the case.
TASS, citing the press service of the court, reports that the verdict was announced on April 28.
At the end of February, against the backdrop of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, the Prosecutor General's Office recalled that the provision by Russians of financial or other assistance to other countries in their activities “directed against the security of the Russian Federation” can be qualified as treason and punishable by imprisonment for up to 20 years.
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On March 14, Abramov Yu.N. was arrested in Moscow on suspicion of treason. On May 6, a similar preventive measure was chosen by the Lefortovsky District Court against Vitaly Krivoshlyk.
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