A former journalist of the Russian newspaper “Kommersant”, the adviser to the head of “Roscosmos” Ivan Safronov, who was isolated in the SIZO “Lefortovo” with suspected coronavirus passed their first test COVID-19. About it RBC said a member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission Marina Litvinovich.
The first test came back negative. Have Safronova took a second test.
“The second is taken from him, and the result will be in two days. If the second is negative, they will return to a normal cell,” said Litvinovich.
27 July it became known that from Safronov suspect coronavirus.
Safronov was detained at thecentre on 7 July in Moscow. In the Russian FSB accused him of working for “one of the secret services of NATO”.
According to investigators, Safronov in 2017, five years after recruitment, “through the Internet gave intelligence of the Czech Republic classified information on military cooperation of Russia with the middle East and African countries.” Exploration of the Czech Republic, according to the prosecution, acted under the leadership of the United States. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic refused to comment on this information.
In the evening the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6. Adviser to the head of the Roscosmos believes that he is being persecuted for his journalistic activities.
Lawyers Safronov said that he refused to sign the document to disclose information about the investigation.
July 13, Safronov was charged with treason. From a plea deal he refused.