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MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Moscow’s Lefortovo Court on Friday extended the arrest of an officer of the Estonian security police, Eston Kohver, accused of espionage in Russia.
“The court upheld a request by the investigator to extend Kohver’s detention behind bars for a further two months, till January 5, 2015,” the court’s spokesperson, Yulia Sotnikova, told TASS.
The court’s sitting was held in private, she said.
The Federal Security Service’s public relations center said officer of the Tartu branch of the Estonian Interior Ministry’s security police department Eston Kohver had been detained in north-western Russia’s Pskov region in a spying operation he participated on September 5.
A pistol with cartridges, five thousand euro, special covert audio recording equipment and materials related to a spying mission were confiscated from him. At a detective’s request Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Kohver until November 5. He was charged with espionage.
Tallinn affirmed that Kohver had been captured in Estonia and had been brought to Russia across the border.