Russian Security Service Detains Wall Street Journal Reporter Evan Gershkovich
Russia’s main security agency said it had detained a Wall Street Journal reporter for what it described as espionage.
The Federal Security Service said Thursday it had detained Evan Gershkovich, a U.S. citizen, in the eastern city of Yekaterinburg.
The FSB said in a statement that Mr. Gershkovich, “acting on the instructions of the American side, collected information constituting a state secret about the activities of one of the enterprises of the Russian military-industrial complex.”
“The Wall Street Journal vehemently denies the allegations from the FSB and seeks the immediate...