Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Russia extends detention of US journalist Evan Gershkovich by 3 months
A Russian court has extended the arrest of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich by three months, Russian news agencies report.
Gershkovich, an American citizen, was ordered held until August 30. He had been arrested in March on espionage charges on a reporting trip in Russia. He, his employer and the US government have denied the charges.