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Russia’s FSB said to request extension of detention for WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich
Russia’s security service has asked a Moscow court to extend the detention of Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich, held on espionage charges, Russian media says.
Citing spokespeople for Moscow’s Lefortovo district court, Russian news agencies said that FSB investigators had asked for an extension of his arrest until August 30. A court hearing was expected to take place today