UN envoy urges Syrian armed opposition to abide by ceasefireWorld January 23, 16:00
Russia’s anti-ballistic missile defense system to be upgraded by late 2017Military & Defense January 23, 15:41
Russian top lawmaker says no plans to set up new military bases abroadRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 15:29
Russian strategic bombers hammer Islamic State facilities in Syria’s Deir ez-ZorMilitary & Defense January 23, 15:02
Putin backs granting profitable routes to national airlines using Russian aircraftBusiness & Economy January 23, 14:59
Rosneft will boost oil supplies to China to 31 mln tonnes in 2017Business & Economy January 23, 14:29
Damascus insists operation against radicals in Wadi Barada not ceasefire violationWorld January 23, 14:20
America's first ladies: from Jackie Kennedy to Melania TrumpWorld January 23, 14:08
FIFA decides final draw for World Cup in Russia to be held in KremlinSport January 23, 14:03
YEKATERINBURG, July 22 (Itar-Tass) - The Federal Security Service /FSB/ department in the Sverdlovsk Region opened a criminal case over the disclosure of the state secret after a plea, which head of the City Without Drugs Foundation Yevgeny Roizman has filed in the investigating agencies, press secretary of the regional Federal Security Service department Anna Lastovetskaya told Itar-Tass on Monday.
“Roizman’s plea in the Federal Security Service department caused an inquiry prior to the investigation, upon the results of which it was decided to open a criminal case with due account of other operational materials obtained in the inquiry,” she said.
The criminal case was opened under an article of the Russian Criminal Code for the disclosure of state secret. The investigating actions are being taken. The details of the criminal case are not disclosed.
On Sunday, Roizman, who is running for the post of Yekaterinburg mayor from the Civic Platform Party, told reporters in Yekaterinburg, that the FSB detectives opened a criminal case over the illegal tapping of his telephone conversations.
“The printouts of my telephone conversations were found at the former official of the Sverdlovsk regional prosecutor’s office,” Roizman claimed. “To my mind, there were no such precedences here,” he added.