KRASNOYARSK, February 25 – RIA Novosti. The Trans-Baikal Regional Court sentenced Russian Vladimir Vasilyev to eight years in a strict regime colony for treason, the press service of the court told RIA Novosti.
“Citizen of Russia Vladimir Vasiliev was convicted by the Trans-Baikal Regional Court under Article 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation – for collecting and transferring information constituting a state secret to foreign special services. – the message says.
The press service clarified that after serving the main sentence, the court restricted Vasilyev's freedom for another year.
The meeting was held behind closed doors.
The verdict came into force.