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Russia begins secret trial of US writer on espionage charges – vopbuzz

Russia begins secret trial of US writer over espionage

YEKATERINBURG: US journalist Evan Gershkovich continued hearing Behind closed doors in the Russian capital on Wednesday YekaterinburgHe faces espionage charges and possibly up to 20 years in prison.
Prosecutors say Wall Street Journal reporter collected classified information about US CIA orders for a tank-making company RussiaThe war in Ukraine.Gershkovich, his newspaper and the U.S. government deny the allegations and say he was merely doing his job as a State Department-accredited reporter to work in Russia. The Kremlin declined to comment.
After several hours of closed hearing, the court said the next session would take place on August 13.

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