- The Federal Security Service of Russia detained US citizen and Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in Yekaterinburg on spying allegations.
- The reporter is suspected of collecting information about the activities of a Russian military-industrial complex enterprise that constitutes a state secret.
- The Wall Street Journal expressed deep concern for the safety of Mr. Gershkovich.
- The case follows a series of confrontations between the US and Russia regarding detained citizens.
Russia Detains Wall Street Journal Reporter on Spy Charges
Russia's Federal Security Service detained Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on spying allegations, causing deep concern for his safety. The case follows a series of confrontations between the US and Russia regarding detained citizens.