Moscow court takes convict for pedophilia into custody on suspicion of espionage

Moscow court takes convict for pedophilia into custody on suspicion of espionage

Yevgeny Yanko is suspected of spying for Ukraine.

The Lefortovo Court of Moscow take Yevgeny Yanko, suspected of espionage, into cusoty, RBC reported referring to the court's press service.

“On September 12, the court granted the investigation’s petition, and ruled on taking Yevgeny Yanko into custody for the period of two months, until November 12,” the press service said.

Yanko is suspected of committing a crime under Art. 276 of CCRF (espionage). A source of TASS familiar with the investigation said that Yanko is suspected of spying for Ukraine.

According to the agency, in April this year, Yanko, 47, was sentenced by a Sevastopol court to 19 years of imprisonment for violent sexual acts against minors. Since 2005, on the territory of Sevastopol, he raped 16 girls aged from eight to 11 years.

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