US reporter formally charged with spying: Russian news agencies

AFP , Friday 7 Apr 2023

Moscow has formally charged US journalist Evan Gershkovich with espionage, Russian news agencies reported Friday, adding he denied the accusations.

Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich
Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich. AFP


"FSB investigators charged Gershkovich with espionage in the interests of his country. He categorically denied all accusations and stated that he was engaged in journalistic activities in Russia," Russian state-run agency TASS said citing a law enforcement source.

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