April 19, 2023

Russian Court Upholds WSJ Reporter’s Detention

by The Journal

It has been three weeks since Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich was detained in Russia on an allegation of espionage that the Journal and the U.S. government vehemently deny. Yesterday, Evan appeared at a pretrial hearing in Moscow. WSJ's Ann M. Simmons explains what happened at court and what comes next.

Further Reading:

- Russian Court Upholds WSJ Reporter Evan Gershkovich’s Detention 

- A Tense Wait for an Imprisoned Son 

- Jailed WSJ Reporter in Letter Home Says He Is ‘Not Losing Hope’ 

Further Listening:

- A WSJ Reporter Arrested in Russia 

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