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MOSCOW | Lawyer: suspected US spy had classified docs on him

MOSCOW — Jan 22, 2019— The lawyer for an American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said Tuesday that classified Russian materials were found on him when he was arrested. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested in Moscow at the end of December. The arrest raised speculation that he could … Continue reading MOSCOW | Lawyer: suspected US spy had classified docs on him

MOSCOW | American held in Russia for espionage to appear in court

MOSCOW — Jan 22, 2019—An American man who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying is due in court. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested in Moscow at the end of December. The arrest raised speculation that he could be swapped for one of the Russians held in the U.S., such … Continue reading MOSCOW | American held in Russia for espionage to appear in court

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