Russia confirms U.S. soldier Gordon Black arrested on theft charges, will be held until July

Written by on May 20, 2024

The U.S. Army is investigating whether a soldier who is currently being held in Russia on theft charges was lured there by the country's intelligence services, a Pentagon spokesperson said Tuesday.

"There is an administrative investigation underway to determine the facts and circumstances around his travel," Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh said at a news conference.

Asked specifically whether Staff Sgt. Gordon Black may been targeted by Russian intelligence . . .

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