Russian found guilty of passing military secrets to CIA


Yury Yeshchenko, a Russian citizen who work on naval ships in Russia’s Northern Fleet, is charged with high treason for passing military secrets to the CIA, say Russian security services. – EPA pic, November 20, 2020.

A RUSSIAN citizen who worked on naval ships was found guilty of high treason for passing on military secrets to the CIA, Russia’s security services said today.

Yury Yeshchenko was sentenced earlier this week to 13 years in a penal colony for attempting to supply the United States with information about Russian weapons systems, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a statement on its website. 


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