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Russia to Try U.S. Reporter Evan Gershkovich for Espionage

HeadlineJun 14, 2024

Russian authorities say Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich will stand trial on espionage charges in Yekaterinburg, where he was arrested in March of last year. The Wall Street Journal’s CEO and publisher slammed the “sham trial,” adding, “Journalism is not a crime.” If convicted, Gershkovich faces up to 20 years in prison.

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