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Jan 06, 2019
Russia rules out spy swap with US after detaining ex-marine Paul Whelan, says 'premature' to barter for Maria ButinaPaul Whelan, a former US Marine who also holds Canadian, British and Irish citizenship, was detained in Moscow in late December. His arrest has led to speculation that Russia could be using him to bargain for a Russian who pleaded guilty to acting as a foreign agent in the United States.
Dec 31, 2018
Russia detains American citizen in Moscow suspected of espionage; criminal case filed by Federal Security ServiceRussia has detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the FSB security service said on Monday. It said in a statement that the American was detained on Friday "while carrying out an act of espionage" and that a criminal case had been opened.