Paul Whelan, a former US Marine accused of espionage and arrested in Russia, listens to his lawyers while standing in a defendants’ box at a hearing at a court in Moscow on January 22, 2019. Photo: AFP

American ‘spy’ held in Moscow was holding Russian ‘state secrets’ when caught, says lawyer

  • Former marine turned security specialist Paul Whelan appeared in court on Tuesday and his detention was extended
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Paul Whelan, a former US Marine accused of espionage and arrested in Russia, listens to his lawyers while standing in a defendants’ box at a hearing at a court in Moscow on January 22, 2019. Photo: AFP
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