21 Dec 2021

Ukraine ex-leader Petro Poroshenko accused of ‘treason’

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has been named as a suspect in a “treason” probe on Monday by Ukrainian state investigators. The probe is looking into business dealings tied to parts of Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists. Poroshenko has faced several investigations in the past years but has not yet

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01 Oct 2021

Chief exec of cybersecurity Group-IB arrested on treason charge

Ilya Sachkov, co-founder of the prominent Russian cybersecurity company Group-IB was arrested on Tuesday at the company’s Moscow office. The company confirmed that the incident included a search of the property on the same day. Sachkov is allegedly under suspicion of state treason. One state news agency claimed that Sachkov

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09 Jul 2020

Russian space official arrested on suspicion of treason

An advisor to the head of Russia’s space agency, Ivan Safronov, has been detained by the Federal Security Service on suspicion of treason. Safronov was performing tasks for one of NATO’s intelligence services, requiring him to access confidential data about Russia’s military and technical cooperation as well as defense and

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17 Dec 2019

Pakistan court sentences former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to death for treason

Pakistan’s anti-terrorism court ruled that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was guilty of charges of high treason and subverting the constitution, sentencing him to death on Tuesday. Musharraf was found guilty of “Article 6,” or direct violation of the constitution of Pakistan after being on trial since 2007 when he

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