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Ex-US Marine Reed sent to medical facility after hunger strike in Russian jail

Trevor Reed, a former US Marine jailed in Russia, has been transferred to the prison's medical facility after he declared a hunger strike last month, the Interfax news agency cited his lawyers as saying on Monday.

Trevor Reed, a university student from Texas, was convicted of endangering the lives of two policemen in Moscow while drunk on a visit in 2019. He denies the charges and the United States called his trial a "theater of the absurd."

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