TV presenter Vladimir Solovyov during the broadcast on your YouTube channel appreciated the case of treason, which is the adviser of the state Corporation “Roscosmos” and a former journalist of the newspaper “Kommersant” Ivan Safronov. During the discussion, he called to check and the editor-in-chief of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov.
Solovyov drew attention to the text of the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, which said that many colleagues Safronov was surprised by his “knowledge” that “will check the FSB.”
“Based on this logic, really who in the first place to check is a person by the name Venediktov, who in an interview with [journalist Dmitry] Gordon boasted its informal relations with the authorities and set out the data, which under certain circumstances can be considered a state secret,” — said the presenter.
During the interview with Gordon Venediktov said that a missile brought down the plane Tu-154 over the Black sea in 2001, could produce both Ukrainian and Russian military. In addition, he recounted a conversation between Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin on the merger of Belarus with Russia. Also the chief editor of “Echo” in favor of Putin, called him a shopkeeper, and told of his desire to be close with the Russian President.
Safronov was arrested by the FSB on suspicion in Commission of crime under article 275 of the criminal code (“treason”). He faces up to 20 years in prison. The case file was classified. He was arrested for two months.