Russia Arrests Wall Street Journal Reporter For Spying
Russia is cracking down on journalists!
View Source | March 30, 2023 1:00 pm
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- Russia’s top security agency says an American reporter for The Wall Street Journal has been arrested on espionage charges
- Russia’s security service arrested an American reporter for The Wall Street Journal on espionage charges, the first time a U.S. correspondent has been detained on spying accusations since the Cold War.
- Evan Gershkovich was detained in the city of Yekaterinburg while allegedly trying to obtain classified information, the Federal Security Service, known by the acronym FSB, said Thursday.
- “The Wall Street Journal vehemently denies the allegations from the FSB and seeks the immediate release of our trusted and dedicated reporter, Evan Gershkovich,” the newspaper said. “We stand in solidarity with Evan and his family.”
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