Russian court keeps US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva in jail: Employer

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A Russian court on Tuesday refused to release from jail US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva, who faces up to 10 years in prison on charges of spreading “false information” about Moscow’s army.

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The Tatarstan Supreme Court rejected an appeal lodged by Kurmasheva against an earlier decision to extend her pre-trial detention until August 5, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) told AFP.

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