Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail
Sunday, May 26, 2019, 8:49 AM
A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a conviction. Paul Whelan has been held under arrest in Russia since late December and is accused of being caught red-handed "carrying out an act of espionage".
Russia Says It Caught Former US Marine, Accused Of Spying, Red-Handed
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:38 PM
Russia said on Wednesday that it had caught former U.S. marine Paul Whelan, who is being held in Russia on spying charges, while he was in the act of carrying out illegal activities in his Moscow hotel room. Whelan, a former U.S. marine who also holds British, Canadian and Irish passports, was detained by Russias Federal Security Service on Dec. 28.