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American Citizen Detained in Russia Over Alleged Spying

2018-12-31 21:21
Russia's state security service, the FSB, says it has detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow. Russian media have named him as Paul Whelan, but details are scarce. Matthew Larotonda reports. Russia's state security service, the FSB, is reporting that an American citizen has been arrested in Moscow on espionage allegations. Details are scarce. A government-run media outlet has named the American as Paul Whelan but could not verify the exact spelling. How he was arrested and other specifics are still unknown.