U.S. soldier Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

Manning will spend 35 years behind bars for leaking confidential government secrets.

Manning will spend 35 years behind bars for leaking confidential government secrets.

Pfc. Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged.

U.S. Army Private First Class Manning was found guilty last month of providing secret files to WikiLeaks, in the biggest breach of classified data in U.S. history.

Manning could have been given as many as 90 years in prison, though prosecutors had asked for 60 years.

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