Russia: US National Whelan on Espionage Charges

Former US Marine Paul Whelan has been held by the Russian authorities for nearly 17 months after he was arrested in Moscow in 2018 because of a flash drive in his possession that contained classified information.The Russian prosecutor is asking for an 18-year term in a high-security prison for US national Paul Whelan on espionage charges, according to a Moscow court.The court is expected to deliver a verdict in the case in June after the closing arguments.

Source: Russian Prosecutors Ask for 18-Year Jail Term for US National Whelan on Espionage Charges, Court Says – Sputnik International

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