This undated family photo shows Paul Whelan, an American ex-Marine who Russian prosecutors have charged in Moscow with espionage. Photo: AFP

Paul Whelan, former US Marine accused of spying by Russia, is a citizen of four countries

  • A source says Paul Whelan collected passports as ‘a game’, and his family denies he is a spy
  • Besides US citizenship, Whelan has Canadian, Irish and British passports, with all four countries seeking consular access to him in Russian detention
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This undated family photo shows Paul Whelan, an American ex-Marine who Russian prosecutors have charged in Moscow with espionage. Photo: AFP
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