Russia jails Polish citizen on espionage charges

On June 25, the Moscow City Court sentenced a Polish citizen Marian Radzaevski to 14 years in hard labor detention center for the espionage.

The trial was closed as the materials of the case were classified, reports Interfax.

According to investigators, Radzaevski tried to organize the export of military products to Poland, as well as to pass military information that included “state secrets” to Poland.

He was allegedly looking for an opportunity to obtain secret components of the S-300 air defense missile system. Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers detained him during the deal. The Radzaevski Case was led by the investigators of Administration of FSB from Moscow and Moscow region. Radzaevski pleaded not guilty.

According to the materials of the court, he was held in custody from April 21, 2018, when the Moscow Court decided to arrest him. It is also known that Radzaevski is 42 years old, he is a sole proprietor in the Avtotrans company in Bialystok, Poland and he has six young children.

  Russia, Poland, Europe, S-300 missiles