MOSCOW, February 6 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Lefortovsky District Court on Thursday extended detention of Victor Korolev from the Primorsky Krai, who stands charged with treason, until April 10, RAPSI reported from the courtroom.

The accused was arrested in Vladivostok two months or so ago. According to the defendant, he is a 69-year-old pensioner.

Earlier, he was engaged in business but ceased the activities in 2015. According to his social media accounts, he repeatedly went to China, including business trips.

The hearing was held behind closed doors because the defendant is accused of infringement on the state security.