"Revenge for sanctions." American detained in Russia complains of lawlessness

Former US Marine Paul Whelan, who was detained in Moscow at the end of last year on espionage charges, called his arrest a lawless kidnapping for political reasons, the BBC Russian Service writes. “This is revenge for the sanctions, there is absolutely no credibility in the case”, - ...

US Attorney General suggests that the FBI illegally monitored Trump's headquarters in 2016

US Attorney General William Barr, defending his decision to conduct a check on the basis on which the investigation of the collusion between US President Donald Trump and Russia was launched, said in the Senate that, in his opinion, "there was espionage" against Trump's campaign headquarters in ...

American lawyer detained in Russia was imposed on a non-English speaking lawyer

Former Marine Paul Whelan, who was arrested in Russia on espionage charges, did not choose his own lawyer, moreover, the defense lawyer imposed on him does not speak English. This was stated by the brother of the detainee, David Whelan. According to him, the accused saw each other for a month ...

American detained in Russia turned out to be a citizen of two more countries

American Paul Whelan, who was arrested in Russia at the end of December on espionage charges, is also a citizen of Great Britain and Canada. The British Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) reported that diplomats requested consular access to the “British detained in Russia”, while the name of the detainee was not indicated in the department, writes ...

The United States issued an ultimatum to Russia because of the arrest of an American

The United States has put forward a demand to Russia to release the American Paul Whelan, detained in the country, whom the FSB accused of espionage. Such an ultimatum to Moscow was put forward by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, writes Observer. “We hope that we will be able to obtain consular access to the detained US citizen within ...

American arrested by the FSB came to Russia for a friend's wedding

US citizen Paul Whelan, detained by the FSB on suspicion of espionage, came to Russia for his friend's wedding. His brother David Whelan told about this, stating that the brother was innocent. Earlier in a letter to the British newspaper The Guardian, the detainee's brother David Whelan wrote that ...

American arrested on suspicion of espionage in Moscow

The FSB reports that it detained an American citizen in Moscow on suspicion of espionage. In recent years, accusations of espionage have been a constant theme in relations between Russia and the West. The FSB calls the name of the detainee - Paul Whelan. As reported on the FSB website, an American citizen ...

Two Russian spies who tried to steal secret chemical weapons data were detained in The Hague

In The Hague, two Russian citizens were detained on suspicion of espionage. They planned to steal data from the Swiss laboratory Spiez, which is engaged in research in the field of arms control and protection of the population from biological and chemical weapons, and also tests nerve poisons like ...

Russian Butina suspected of espionage met with US financial management

Russian woman Maria Butina, accused of conspiracy to work in the United States as a foreign agent without proper registration with the Department of Justice, met with the Deputy Chairman of the US Federal Reserve System and Deputy Treasury. Russkaya writes about this with reference to Reuters sources ...

In the US, a Russian woman was detained on suspicion of espionage

On the day of the meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, Russian citizen Maria Butina was detained in Washington on charges of allegedly unregistered activity in the United States as an agent acting in the interests of the Russian Federation. This is stated in a statement released on Monday ...

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