American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’

Who is Paul Whelan, the American ex-Marine detained in Russia on spying charges? The family of the 48-year-old Michigan man says he was in Moscow attending a friend’s wedding when he was detained in what Russia is calling an espionage operation; correspondent Benjamin Hall reports. Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President […]

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