U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich to be tried on espionage prices in Russia | EUROtoday

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American journalist Evan Gershkovich of the Wall Street Journal will quickly stand trial within the Russian metropolis of Yekaterinburg on prices of spying for the CIA, Russian authorities mentioned Thursday, after asserting that they’d finalized an indictment.

Gershkovich was arrested in March 2023 whereas on a reporting journey in Yekaterinburg and accused of espionage. Gershkovich, the journal and U.S. officers have repeatedly rejected the fees as baseless.