The Russian authorities last Friday in Moscow of an American citizen arrested, accused of espionage.
The American was arrested while he espionage activities carried out’, as it sounds in a press release from the FSB, the Russian secret service. ‘There was a criminal investigation started.’ In addition to the name of the suspect, Paul Whelan, was there no information provided.
The arrest comes at a time when Russia will be in several spy cases in time to come is in the West. In the affair-Skripal, in which two Russian agents accused of being involved in the poisoning of the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, at the beginning of this year in the United Kingdom.
The Kremlin argues in all things innocent.