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Russia Says FBI Arrested Russian Citizen on Pacific Island – Bloomberg

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Russia Says FBI Arrested Russian Citizen on Pacific Island  Bloomberg The Story of the American Arrested for Espionage in Russia Keeps Getting Stranger  Slate American detained by Russia was convicted of trying to steal thousands of dollars while deployed to Iraq as a Marine  The Washington Post I am Paul Whelan’s brother. He […]

The former Marine arrested by Russia reportedly tried to steal over $10,000 from the US government while he was serving in Iraq – Business Insider

The former Marine arrested by Russia reportedly tried to steal over $10,000 from the US government while he was serving in Iraq - Business Insider

Paul Whelan appears in a photo provided by the Whelan familyCourtesy Whelan Family/Handout via REUTERS Former US Marine Paul Whelan is a citizen of at least four different countries, and he is currently being held in Russia on espionage charges. He was discharged from the Marine Corps for bad conduct. Whelan’s bad conduct included attempting […]

Four countries now have links to American detained in Russia as international spillover widens – The Washington Post

Four countries now have links to American detained in Russia as international spillover widens - The Washington Post

MOSCOW — The international links to an American charged with espionage in Russia widened Friday as Ireland became the fourth nation to acknowledge Paul Whelan as a citizen and seek consular access. The expanding passport list for Whelan, a 48-year-old former Marine arrested last week in Moscow, has boosted the complexities and diplomatic fallout for […]

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