Ksenia Sobchak was arrested near the building of the Federal Security Service where pickets are being held in defense of journalist and advisor to the head of Roskosmos Ivan Safronov.
Upon her arrival in Lyubyanka, Sobchak wore a shirt reading “Freedom to Ivan Safronov”. When police officers approached her, she didn’t turn the posters around and told them that she was there as part of her job, Meduza reports.
Advisor to the head of Roskosmos, former journalist for Kommersant and Vedomost Ivan Safronov has been detained in Moscow and is charged with state treason. According to the Federal Security Service, he transmitted information serving as state secret to the intelligence service of a NATO member state.