Leader of Rusofili brought up on charges in Bulgaria
In case Malinov is found guilty, he will face up to 15 years behind bars.
Bulgaria’s Prosecution Service has brought up charges on a head of a movement Rusofili Nikolay Malinov. He has been accused of espionage in favor of Russia, reports Interfax with reference to Associated Press.
The CrimeRussia reported Malinov had been detained the day before. Secretary of Rusofili Yury Borisov was detained in the same case.
Deputy head of the Republic Ivan Geshev says Malinov “worked for foreign organizations.” It is allegedly about the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies and the All-Russian non-governmental organization Society for development of Russian historical enlightenment Two-headed eagle.
Besides that, Geshev noted that investigators found a document that had been prepared by Malinov. The document talked about steps necessary for changing of Bulgaria’s geopolitical orientation by turninig it off from the West and turning it to Russia.
In case Malinov is found guilty, he will face up to 15 years behind bars. Head of the Federation Council’s International Relations Committee Konstantin Kosachev stated that Russia would defend the members of the movement.