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, according to Sputnik with reference to 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 surname prohibits to disclose the laws of Poland.
In may 2016, when it became aware of the presentation of a lawyer charges, the Associated Press referring to the Polish media broadcast that he is the son of the former goalkeeper of the national team of Russia on football, which settled in Poland with his family in 1991.
According to the version of the Warsaw Prosecutor’s office, Stanislav worked at the Main intelligence Directorate (GRU) from 2012 to 2014. It was noted that he faces up to 10 years in prison.
According to the Polish press, the man worked in a law firm, which was related to the construction of the first in Poland liquefied natural gas terminal in świnoujście. This terminal aims to reduce the dependence of Poland on Russian fuel. Presumably, Stanislav was also present at the meetings of the parliamentary committees on fuel markets.