Paul Whelan's Arrest Might Be Russia's Payback For Maria Butina
Friday, 4 January 2019 Watch VideoRussia has been up in arms for months about the U.S. trial of Russian citizen Maria Butina on conspiracy charges. Now, the Russian government might have found a way to get even.
U.S. citizen Paul Whelan was arrested in Moscow last week, ostensibly on his way to attend a wedding. Russian media says Whelan was caught...
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..
Moscow says another Russian citizen, Dmitry Makarenko, has been detained by the FBI. It's a new wrinkle after the arrests of Maria Butina in the United States and Paul Whelan in allegations of acting..