Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images US journalist Evan Gershkovich pictured prior to a hearing in Yekaterinburg’s Sverdlovsk Regional Court on June 26. CNN  —  A verdict is expected in the coming hours in the espionage case of the Wall Street Journal reporter

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich appeared in court in Russia on Thursday for the second hearing in his trial on espionage charges that he, his employer and the U.S. government vehemently deny. The court said Gershkovich, 32, appeared for his trial, which is taking place behind closed doors in Yekaterinburg, […]

The closed-door trial of American journalist Evan Gershkovich began in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg on Wednesday, 15 months after he was arrested and charged with espionage while on a reporting trip. The case marks the first time since the . . .

Washington — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to plead guilty to violating the Espionage Act and is expected to appear in a U.S. courtroom on the Northern Mariana Islands in the coming days, court records revealed Monday.  The guilty plea, which is to be finalized Wednesday, will resolve Assange’s outstanding legal matters with the […]

Moscow — U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich, who has been jailed for over a year in Russia on espionage charges, will stand trial in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg, authorities said Thursday. An indictment of the Wall Street Journal reporter has been finalized and his case was filed to the Sverdlovsky Regional Court in the […]

Following a seven-day trial, a U.S. Navy Sailor based in Japan was found guilty of attempted espionage for providing classified material to a foreign government and other related charges, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) said. Bryce Pedicini, a chief petty officer fire controlman, is accused of passing documents to an employee of a foreign government […]

seksan Mongkhonkhamsao/Moment RF/Getty Images The US, UK and New Zealand have accused China of launching a sweeping cyber espionage campaign. Hong Kong CNN  —  New Zealand has joined the United States and the United Kingdom in accusing China . . .

The U.S. has charged a Navy sailor based in Japan with espionage for allegedly providing classified material to a foreign government. Bryce Pedicini, a chief petty officer fire controlman, is accused of passing documents to an employee of a foreign government at least seven times between Nov. 2022 . . .

By Bernd Debusmann Jr BBC News 1 hour ago Image source, Image caption, Bryce Pedicini was assigned to a Japan-based guided missile destroyer at the time of his arrest. A Japan-based US Navy sailor has been charged with espionage for allegedly passing classified information to a foreign government.

Julia Nikhinson/AFP/Getty Images FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a Congressional full committee hearing in Washington, DC, on January 31, 2024. CNN  —  The FBI and its international allies disrupted a network of over 1,000 hacked internet routers that Russia’s military intelligence agency was using for cyber espionage operations against the United States and its European […]

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