Journalist Gershkovich’s case was sent to court 16:26

The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation approved the indictment and sent the case of US citizen Evan Gershkovich, a journalist of the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal, accused of espionage to the court. This was reported by TASS With reference to the official representative of the State Enterprise Andrey Ivanov.

“The Attorney General’s Office approved the criminal complaint against US citizen Evan Gershkovich,” the statement said.

It was noted that he was accused of committing a crime in accordance with the article. 276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (espionage), the case was sent to the Sverdlovsk Regional Court.

According to investigators, Gershkovich, on the instructions of the CIA, collected information about the production of military equipment by the defense enterprise JSC NPK Uralvagonzavod in the Sverdlovsk region in March last year.

At the end of May, US Ambassador to the Russian Federation Lynn Tracy visit Evan Gershkovich, a reporter for the American newspaper Wall Street Journal, is in the Lefortovo pre-trial detention center. The diplomatic mission noted that he maintained his positive attitude. The embassy reminded that Gershkovich was waiting for the trial to begin.

Previously Biden said About working on Gershkovich and Whelan’s return.

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Source: Gazeta

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