“Sergei Saveliev has been put on the federal wanted list.

According to the available information, he left Russia, in connection with which documents are being prepared to declare him on the international wanted list, ”the agency said.

As specified, on October 18, the district court of Saratov issued a decision on the election of a preventive measure to a man in the form of detention in absentia.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs recalled that a criminal case on “illegal access to computer information” (part 2 of article 272 of the Criminal Code) is pending.

“At present, a citizen of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Savelyev is being accused in this case,” they said.

On October 23, it was reported that the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs had put Sergei Savelyev on the federal wanted list.

The RT source reported that a criminal case was opened on the illegal acquisition of information constituting a state secret.

In October, it became known that human rights defenders were given a video archive of torture of prisoners in Russian prisons by 31-year-old Belarusian Sergei Savelyev, who himself was serving a sentence in the Saratov region for drug trafficking and, according to him, on instructions from the administration, collected official videos with beatings and rapes of prisoners.