Zakharova commented on the accusations of the Russian woman Sapieha convicted in Belarus

Maria Zakharova: the situation with the Russian woman Sophia Sapega is on the agenda of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Belarus to the Russian woman Sofya Sapega. This is reported by the radio station “Moskva speaks.” “Yes, like all cases of Russian citizens arrested abroad,” Zakharova responded to the radio station.

On December 5, it became known that the Investigative Committee of Belarus indicted Russian woman Sofya Sapega under an article on inciting hatred – a girl was found guilty of administering the Black Book of Belarus Telegram channel recognized as extremist in the country, where the personal data of law enforcement officers were published. According to lawyer Anton Gashinsky, the convict can be extradited to Russia after the court verdict.

Sapega was detained on May 23 along with Roman Protasevich after an emergency landing in Minsk of a Ryanair plane on which they flew from Athens to Vilnius. On camera, she admitted that she allegedly ran a Telegram channel in which personal data of the Belarusian security forces were published. Later, Protasevich, in an interview with RT, said that Sofia did not put any ideological background into her actions. On June 25, it became known that the court decided to soften the measure of restraint for the detainees and released them under house arrest.