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Russia jails former energy executive for 15 years for spying for Moldova – RIA

MOSCOW, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Russia sentenced a former board member of state energy holding company Inter RAO to 15 years in jail on Tuesday after finding her guilty of spying for Moldova at a trial held behind closed doors, the RIA news agency reported.

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Karina Tsurkan, who denied wrongdoing, was detained in June 2018. Some of the case details are not publicly known and are classified due to the nature of the espionage allegations.

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