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Russia Upset Its Reporters Denied U.S. Visas After WSJ Journalist's Arrest

Posted on AllSides April 23rd, 2023
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Russian officials are upset that United States visas haven't been issued to Russian reporters amid ongoing efforts by the U.S. to push for the release of Evan Gershkovich, a journalist with The Wall Street Journal who was detained by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) at the end of March over espionage allegations.

Some Russian journalists were set to attend the United Nations Security Council meeting in New York City on Monday, along with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, but their entry visas were not issued. The reporters reached the airport and had only 40...

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