Date: 5 months ago   Category: Russia

The American spy detained in Moscow was Canadian


The man was born in Ottawa in 1970, however moved to the USA later. The authorities of the country are notified on his detention. Paul Whelan whom FSB detained in the capital of Russia on suspicion of espionage is a citizen of Canada. About it on Wednesday, January 2, CBC reports. It is noted that the authorities of Canada are informed on detention of the Canadian citizen in Russia. At the same time in department added that cannot tell anything about Whelan because of the law on personal privacy. According to the edition, Whelan was born in Ottawa in 1970, however moved to the USA later. At the same time, his brother David Whelan who constantly lives in Canada could not confirm to TV channel presence of the Canadian citizenship at the suspect. Wedding spy. In Russia American Napomnim was detained, on December 28 in Moscow Russian FSB officers detained as it was reported, the U.S. citizen Paul Whelan allegedly "when carrying out act of espionage". Criminal case under the Article 276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation "espionage" is brought. It became known later that the USA requested consular access to the citizen. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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