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An American Has Been Imprisoned For Espionage In Moscow For Two Months. Here’s What We Know

A U.S. citizen accused of espionage by the Russian government has been in prison for two months and may face an additional three due what some speculate is a ploy by Moscow to facilitate a prisoner swap. Paul Whelan, a former Marine living in Novi, Michigan, was arrested by Russian authorities at a Moscow hotel Dec. 28 but has not ...

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Brother Of American Detained In Russia For Espionage Says There’s No Way He Could Be A Spy

The brother of an American detained in Russia for espionage appeared on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday to plead his sibling’s innocence and said there’s no way he could possibly be a spy. David Whelan said his brother Paul Whelan served as a United States Marine and was fond of international travel, but would never do anything to violate the Espionage Act. David Whelan ...

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American Man Being Held In Russia On Charges Of Espionage

Russian authorities detained a U.S. citizen and accused him of espionage, Russian domestic intelligence agency FSB said in a statement Monday. Paul Whelan was arrested while “carrying out spying activities” Dec. 28, according to the FSB statement cited by The Wall Street Journal. Whelan could be punished with 10 to 20 years in jail, according to Russian news agency TASS. ...

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