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Jan 27 2024
Russian state news agencies on Friday reported that Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich had lost an appeal against his detention.
The 32-year-old is the first US citizen to face spying charges since 1986 when the Soviet KGB secret service Nicholas Daniloff, a Moscow correspondent for US News and World Report, was arrested.
The period of detention of Evan GershkovichDeutsche Welle
Dec 14 2023
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia wants “to reach an agreement” on the return of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who is currently in Russian custody on an allegation of espionage that he, the Journal and the U.S. government vehemently deny.
During a press conference Thursday, Putin was asked about the recent declaration by the Biden administration that theWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 05 2023
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has made a new and significant offer aimed at securing the release of American detainees Paul Whelan and Evan Gershkovich, but Russia has rejected the offer, the State Department said Tuesday. Spokesman Matthew Miller did not reveal the details of the offer nor why Russia had turned it down, but the revelation of the proposal was a fresh indication thatMarketWatch
Dec 04 2023
At least once a day, every day, for the past 250 days, Polina Ivanova is overcome with the troubling thought of Evan Gershkovich staring at the wall of his prison cell.
Ivanova, a Russia correspondent for the Financial Times, will be enjoying a meal with friends in Berlin, watching the sunset or traveling to a new city. Then the image creeps in of her close friend, whose view of theWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 24 2023
Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporter Evan Gershkovich will remain jailed in through the end of November, a Russian district court ruled on Thursday, according to its state-run media TASS. Gershkovich, a U.S. citizen who was detained in March while reporting in Russia, was supposed to be held in Russia’s Lefortovo prison through Aug. 30. Russian prosecutors, however, successfully argued that hisThe Hill
Jul 07 2023
The White House cautioned that talks with Russia on potential prisoner swaps for jailed Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich hadn’t yet yielded “a pathway to a resolution,” marking 100 days since his detention in Russia.
“I do not want to give false hope,” said White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan. “I cannot stand here today and tell you that we have a clearWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 14 2023
Putin says Russia is in ‘a dialogue’ with U.S. for returning prisoners Evan Gershkovich and Paul Whelan
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow is in dialogue with with the United States on the issue of bringing home jailed Americans Paul Whelan and Evan Gershkovich, and that the Kremlin hopes to “find a solution,” even though “it’s not easy.” Putin spoke about Whelan and Gershkovich during his year-end news conference in response to a question about a recent offerPortland Press Herald
Apr 18 2023
A Moscow court on Tuesday upheld the detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who was arrested while on a reporting trip last month and held on an allegation of espionage that the Journal and the U.S. government vehemently deny.
After a closed hearing, Mr. Gershkovich, a 31-year-old American citizen, was denied bail and ordered held in the Russian capital’s LefortovoWall Street Journal (News)
Apr 18 2023
A Russian court has rejected the appeal of US journalist Evan Gershkovich against his pre-trial detention.
He appeared in court in Moscow on Tuesday - the first time he had been seen in public for weeks.
He was arrested in the city of Yekaterinburg while working for the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) newspaper and charged with spying.
Mr Gershkovich stood with folded arms in aBBC News
Apr 17 2023
U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Lynne Tracy said Monday that she visited Gershkovich in a Moscow prison. "I visited The Wall Street Journal's Evan Gershkovich today at Lefortovo Prison - the first time we've been permitted access to him since his wrongful detention more than two weeks ago,” Tracy said in a Twitter statement. U.S. consular officials were initially refused access to Gershkovich. "HePatch.com