American arrested in Russia on suspicion of espionage

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.

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