A London-primarily based govt of flagship Russian airline Aeroflot has reportedly been detained by Russian stability providers on suspicion of passing condition secrets to Britain.
The TASS and RIA news agencies identified the govt as Dmitry Fedotkin, Reuters reported. He is mentioned to deny any wrongdoing.
An unnamed Russian supply is cited by TASS and RIA as expressing that Dmitry Fedotkin handed secrets about Russia’s social and political problem to MI6.
He is mentioned to have experienced no obtain to condition secrets connected to aviation. He could deal with up to twenty several years in jail if convicted of superior treason.
Records from Moscow’s Lefortovsky District Court present it opened a condition treason circumstance towards an individual named DA Fedotkin on Wednesday.
According to his LinkedIn profile, Mr Fedotkin has been Aeroflot’s station manager in Britain since Oct 2015 and was the airline’s British isles place manager for pretty much