Paul Whelan in his trial in Russia

Russia sentenced former US Marine accused of espionage 

Judge Andrei Suvorov sentenced him to prison for espionage and had initially requested an 18-year sentence. American Paul Whelan has several passports, including Irish, Canadian and British, which raised suspicions from the authorities. Watch this video to see more about the trial

  • The Russians allege that he received a USB stick with the list of all active agents of the KGB (Russian Secret Service).
  • Paul Whelan will be sent to one of the most secured prisons in the entire Soviet country.
Whelan during his trial. Source: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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