intelligence agents

had been monitoring The Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Hershkovich before he was detained.

This is reported by the


publication .

The message indicates that Gershovits was being watched by Russian special services for several days.

They filmed his movements on camera and put pressure on his sources of information.

The publication specified that the surveillance of the journalist was recorded in Pskov.

The journalist could not identify the people who were watching him.

At the same time, the detained US citizen assumed that his phone could be tapped.

It will be recalled that it was previously reported that US President Joe 

Biden for the first time commented on the scandal surrounding the American

 Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Hershkovich, who was detained by FSB officers in Yekaterinburg on charges of "espionage".

In addition, we previously informed that the coordinator of the National

Security Council for strategic communications, John Kirby, called on all US citizens, including journalists, to leave Russia


The Russian 

FSB detained in Yekaterinburg the correspondent of the Moscow branch of the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal, the US citizen Evan Hershkovich,

 born in 1991.

A criminal case of espionage was opened against him.

He wrote an article about the attitude of Russians to PMK "Wagner".

Russia's FSB said that Hershkovych "gathered secret information about the activities of one of the enterprises of the Russian military industry."

The charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

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