Source DEA News In Moscow, he said the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal was publishing fake news about Russia. In this, he drew attention to the correspondent of this foreign publication and US citizen Evan Gershkovich, who was arrested in the Russian Federation on charges of espionage.
According to the source, if the WSJ “continues to engage in non-journalistic activities, to publish disinformation about Russia, it will mean that” the editors of this newspaper “have no interest in Gershkovich’s fate.”
He added that in recent days this foreign publication has published a series of articles making false statements about the Russian Federation.
Earlier, on May 23, the Moscow Lefortovo Court elongated US citizen Evan Gershkovich, a reporter of the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal, accused of espionage, is in detention until August 30. It was noted that the court accepted the request of the FSB inspector to extend the detention for another three months.
According to the Center for Public Affairs of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, Evan Gershkovich, on the instructions of the American side, specifically gathered information about the operation of the military-industrial complex of Russia, which constitutes a state secret. The journalist was detained in Yekaterinburg at the end of March 2023.
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