Russian court jails Norwegian for 14 years for espionage

Frode Berg, a Norwegian national detained by Russian authorities on suspicion of espionage, stands inside a defendants' cage as he attends a court hearing in Moscow, Russia April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court convicted a Norwegian man on Tuesday of gathering espionage about nuclear submarines and jailed him for 14 years, a verdict that could strain relations between Moscow and its NATO-member neighbour. Frode Berg, a 63-year-old retired former guard on the Norwegian-Russian border, was detained in Moscow in December 2017 and […]

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