MOSCOW | American held in Russia for espionage to appear in court

22Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

MOSCOW — Jan 22, 2019—An American man who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying is due in court.

Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested in Moscow at the end of December. The arrest raised speculation that he could be swapped for one of the Russians held in the U.S., such as gun rights activist Maria Butina, who has pleaded guilty to acting as a foreign agent in the U.S.

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