Prominent former defense reporter Ivan Safronov has been arrested and jailed on a charge of treason, accused of passing state secrets to a NATO country that his lawyer says is the Czech Republic. Safronov denies the allegation, and former colleagues say it is absurd. Here is a look at possible motives and meanings behind the latest prosecution to rock Russia.
A ‘Hard Rain’: Five Takeaways From A Treason Charge In Russia
July 8, 2020 | Radio Free Europe | Shares: 20