US Reporter Evan Gershkovich Faces Trial in Russia on Espionage Charges

US reporter Evan Gershkovich, accused of espionage, will stand trial in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The Russian Prosecutor General's office finalized the indictment and filed the case in the Sverdlovsky Regional Court. Gershkovich is charged with gathering secret information about a military equipment facility. No evidence was provided.


PTI | Moscow | Updated: 13-06-2024 18:49 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 18:49 IST
US Reporter Evan Gershkovich Faces Trial in Russia on Espionage Charges
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US journalist Evan Gershkovich, detained in Russia on charges of espionage, is set to face trial in Yekaterinburg, according to Russian officials announced Thursday.

The Prosecutor General's office disclosed that the indictment against Gershkovich has been completed and submitted to the Sverdlovsky Regional Court in the Ural Mountains. The journalist stands accused of collecting classified information regarding a facility involved in the production and repair of military equipment in the Sverdlovsk region.

Law enforcement officials have yet to present any evidence supporting these serious allegations.

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