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In Sevastopol, a local resident convicted of espionage, was given 10 years in a strict regime colony. On Tuesday, June 9, reported the press service of the Sevastopol city court.
It was found that 50-year-old man collected, stored and transmitted to the representative of a foreign state information about the place of deployment of military units of Russia, their names, staff numbers and the presence of military machinery. He was detained by the FSB.
The court found the man guilty under article 276 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Espionage”). The criminal case was considered closed, since the case file contained information constituting a state secret.
Earlier it was reported that the accused espionage American Paul Whelan, the Prosecutor has requested 18 years of strict regime colony. The defendant pleaded not guilty and speaking with the last word, asked the court to acquit him. The verdict will be announced on June 15.
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