Paul Whelan: Is American held in Moscow really a US spy?
Friday, 4 January 2019 The facts surrounding the arrest of US citizen Paul Whelan in Moscow remain murky. But rumors suggesting he was arrested so he could be exchanged for alleged Russian spy Maria Butina are growing louder.
According to Reuters, a U.S. State Department spokesman said that U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman met with Paul Whelan, an American detained in Moscow since Friday on allegations of spying. In a statement the spokesman said that “Ambassador Huntsman expressed his support for Mr. Whelan and...
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the lawyer of a former US marine accused of spying by Russia said that his client was misled before his arrest and believed that a thumb drive given to him..
According to a report by Reuters, an analysis of social media shows that Paul Whelan, the former US Marine detained in Moscow on spying charges, had online contact with over 20 Russians with military..
The Kremlin on Wednesday rejected a British suggestion it might use a former U.S. Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges as a pawn in a diplomatic game/ Reuters reports Russia said it reserved..