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MOSCOW | Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US

MOSCOW—Jan 11, 2019—Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday dismissed suggestions that an American arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the United States. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested in Moscow last month on suspicion of espionage. Whelan’s arrest raised speculation that … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US