Russia jails man for 13 years for trying to pass secrets to CIA – Russian news agencies


MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Friday sentenced a man to 13 years in prison for trying to pass on secret information about Russia’s Northern Fleet to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Russian news agencies reported.


A court in Bryansk, southwest of Moscow, found Yuri Eschenko guilty of state treason, the agencies reported.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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