Russia jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for spying

FILE PHOTO: Participants protest against the detention of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko by the Russian federal security service on charges of spying for Ukraine during a rally near the Russian embassy in Kiev, Ukraine October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court sentenced a Ukrainian journalist, Roman Sushchenko, to 12 years in a maximum security prison on Monday after convicting him of spying in a case his lawyer and Ukraine said was fabricated for political reasons. Relations between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014 when a popular uprising drove […]

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