Russia decided on “WSJ” journalist

Investigators have charged Ivan Gershkovich, a journalist from The Wall Road Journal’s Moscow bureau, with espionage, the Ukrainianform portal reported Friday, based mostly on Russian media experiences. “The journalist must be charged with Article 276 of the Russian Legal Code (espionage),” Ukrinform wrote.

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Journalist Ivan Gershkovich turned well-known when he was arrested and charged throughout a visit to Yekaterinburg.

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Ivan Gershkovich was detained in Yekaterinburg on the finish of March. Russian Federal Safety Service reported He suspects a reporter from The Wall Road Journal of spying.

U.S. officers and main U.S. media shops, together with Bloomberg, The New York Instances, The Washington Publish, and Politico — in addition to greater than 30 media leaders from varied international locations and dozens of unbiased Russian journalists — have referred to as for Gershkovich’s launch. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken mentioned this with Russian Overseas Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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Kershkovich, 31, a Russian-born American citizen, was detained in Yekaterinburg within the Urals in late March and formally arrested and brought into custody on Thursday. Accused of spying for the US.

The final American journalist to be formally accused of espionage by authorities in Moscow was Nicholas Daniloff in 1986; This incident passed off on the finish of the Chilly Conflict.

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