Arrested for Espionage: U.S. Consulate Ex-Staff in Russia Stokes International Outcry

Shonov was arrested for espionage, and accused of gathering info on Russia’s military, mobilization, and protest impact before the 2024 election, per the FSB. Robert Shonov, a former U.S. Consulate worker in Vladivostok, was arrested for espionage by Russia’s FSB….