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Paul Whelan (security director): American security officer
Paul Nicholas Whelan is a Canadian-born American resident with British and Irish citizenship corporate security director. He received a bad conduct discharge from the US Marine Corps. He was reported to have previously worked as a police officer in Michigan. He was arrested in Russia on December 28, 2018, and accused of spying. On June 15, 2020, he received a 16-year prison sentence with the possibility of time in a labor camp.

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Russian court sentences former US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in prison for espionage [Video]

Russian court sentences former US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in prison for espionage

Paul Whelan, a former US marine arrested in Russia on alleged spying charges, faces up to 20 years in prison.View on euronews

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Russia sentences ex-US marine to 16 years in prison for espionage [Video]

Russia sentences ex-US marine to 16 years in prison for espionage

US denounces Russian court's verdict against Paul Whelan, with Pompeo demanding his immediate release.

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U.S. ambassador slams Russia Whelan verdict [Video]

U.S. ambassador slams Russia Whelan verdict

U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan criticized Russia for sentencing former U.S. marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in jail for espionage.

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Russia jails ex-U.S. marine over espionage [Video]

Russia jails ex-U.S. marine over espionage

A Russian court found former U.S. marine Paul Whelan guilty of spying for the United States on Monday and sentenced him to 16 years in jail. Francis Maguire reports.

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Ex-US Marine May Spend 18 Years In A Russian Prison [Video]

Ex-US Marine May Spend 18 Years In A Russian Prison

Russian prosecutors asked a court on Monday to sentence former US Marine Paul Whelan. Whelan is accused of being at least a ranking US military intelligence colonel, caught red-handed trying to obtain..

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