The district court in Warsaw sentenced the lawyer with Polish and Russian citizenship, to four years of imprisonment for espionage in favor of Russia. On Tuesday, March 20, Sputnik reported, citing the Agency PAP.
The man was arrested in October 2014. Hearings passed in the closed mode.
According to his parents, charges are based solely on the testimony of a Polish intelligence agent. In their opinion, during the investigation the fault of their son has not been proven.
The prosecution demanded to sentence him to six years in prison, the defense insisted on acquittal.
The material Sputnik is the name of the convict — Stanislav, name forbids to disclose to the Polish legislation.
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