Russian court rules cadet accused of abetting terrorism to remain in custody
ST. PETERSBURG, June 16 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) – The Leningrad District Military Court had ruled to extend the detention of the A.F. Mozhaysky's Military-Space Academy’s cadet, Vadim Osipov charged with abetting terrorism, lawyer Vitaly Cherkasov told RAPSI on Friday.
Earlier, the St. Petersburg Garrison Military Court has extended the detention of Osipov until August 8.
Investigators believe that the cadet was involved in inducing and recruiting people for terrorist activities and/or provided financial aid to terrorists. Osipov could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
The A.F. Mozhaisky Military Space Academy is a military educational institution providing training for specialists of the Aerospace Forces and other types of the Armed Forces in 40 different military specialties.