The trial of Russian sailors detained in Egypt in 2022 will be held on January 31, 18:29.

The trial against the captain and second-in-command of the Soya ship, who was detained in the Egyptian port of Alexandria in November last year, will be held on 31 January. It has been reported TASS Regarding the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Crimea headed by President of the Russian Federation Georgy Muradov.

“The trial of the Russian sailors will be held tonight,” Muradov said.

Mash in November 2022 knowledgeableIn , Egypt, the Soya ship was arrested in which they tried to hijack a sealed cargo containing tramadol (a powerful opioid analgesic). A total of 28 tons of prohibited substances were found on the ship.

The crew were detained, but the sailors said they were not aware of the contents of what was carried.

Three defendants have already been released: on November 17, mechanic Pavel Gusev from Kazan, cook Aleksey Pogrebnyak from Kerch, and caretaker Roman Vorontsov from Sevastopol flew to Moscow.

The other two, captain Sergei Erenizi, 62, and first officer Sergei Butvenko, 59, are in custody pending trial.

Source: Gazeta


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