Russian official Alexander Vorobyov, aide to regional envoy, arrested on high treason charges
Friday, 5 July 2019 () An aide to the presidential envoy to Russia’s Urals region has been arrested on charges of high treason, in the first publicly known case of a government official being arrested on suspicions of treason in post-Soviet Russia.The aide, Alexander Vorobyov, told a Moscow court on Friday that he worked as an assistant to President Vladimir Putin’s envoy to the region, Nikolai Tsukanov.Russian defence chief says there are survivors of navy fireEarlier Friday, the Federal Security Service (FSB), the… ......
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