This is known as an affirmative defense. If he'd like to make it at the National Security Division courts where he faces espionage charges, his case will be heard.
Unlike, say, in Russia.
Six and half years, and look - EDVA NatSecDiv still beckons!
It's not too late to come face one's charges! Jurisprudence is a beautiful thing!
Here. Not in Russia if you're Sergei Magnitsky and they beat you to death in jail.
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