Lithuania Jails Russian, Ex-Officer For Spying For Russia
February 28, 2017
A court in Lithuania has sentenced a Russian citizen and a former Lithuanian military officer to prison on charges of spying for Russia.
The Siauliai regional court on February 28 convicted Sergei Moiseyenko, 66, and former air-force officer Sergejus Pusinas, 33, of espionage and sentenced them the same day.
Moiseyenko received 10 1/2 years in prison, while Pusinas was sentenced to five years.
The two were arrested in December 2014 and charged with passing top-secret military data to Russia.
Based on reporting by Lietuvosdiena.irytas.lt, Delfi.lt, and Interfax
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