Paul Whelan

This undated photo provided by the Whelan family shows Paul Whelan in Iceland.
Courtesy of the Whelan Family via AP
January 05, 2019 - 1:49 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's deputy foreign minister brushed back suggestions Saturday that an American being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be exchanged for a Russian citizen. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, who also holds Canadian, British and Irish citizenship, was detained in Moscow...
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This undated photo provided by the Whelan family shows Paul Whelan in Iceland.
Courtesy of the Whelan Family via AP
January 04, 2019 - 12:53 pm
By Jim Heintz and Gregory Katz, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The American former Marine who is being held in Moscow on spying charges also holds British and Irish citizenship, officials said Friday, and Britain's foreign secretary charged that Russia is trying to use him as a pawn in its...
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This undated photo provided by the Whelan family shows Paul Whelan in Iceland.
Courtesy of the Whelan Family via AP
January 02, 2019 - 4:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — As a staff sergeant with the Marines in Iraq, Paul Whelan enjoyed fine cigars and showed an affinity for Russia — even spending two weeks of military leave in Moscow and St. Petersburg instead of at home in the U.S. with family and friends. The 48-year-old Detroit-area man had an...
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January 02, 2019 - 10:45 am
By Jason Hanna (CNN) -- Russia says it granted consular access Wednesday to an American citizen it accuses of spying, five days after the corporate security director was arrested in a mysterious case in which no one has publicly said what exactly he's accused of doing. US consular officials were...
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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying
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December 31, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Nathan Hodge, Mary Ilyushina, AnneClaire Stapleton and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Russia has detained a US citizen on suspicion of spying, according to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). American Paul Whelan was arrested December 28 in Moscow "while carrying out an act of...
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