Russia Convicts Professors of Spying for China, Interfax Says

A Russian court convicted two professors of treason for passing secret information about the country’s Bulava missile program to China, Interfax reported.

The court in St. Petersburg sentenced the men, who worked at the military’s Baltic State Technical University to 12 years and 12 1/2 years in a penal colony, respectively, the Russian news service reported today.

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