Russian court extends detention of ex-Marine Moscow calls a spy

Russian court extends detention of ex-Marine Moscow calls a spyA Russian court on Tuesday extended by three months the detention of Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine accused by Moscow of spying, a decision his family and U.S. officials condemned as unjust. Whelan, who holds U.S., British, Canadian and Irish passports, was detained by agents from Russia’s Federal Security Service in a Moscow hotel room on Dec. 28 last year. Moscow says Whelan was caught red-handed with a computer flash drive containing classified information.

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Russia's most advanced fighter jet crashes, pilot survives

Tue Dec 24 , 2019
Russian officials say a top-of-the-line fighter jet has crashed on a training mission but that its pilot bailed out safely. Russia's United Aircraft Corporation said in a statement Tuesday that the Su-57 fighter came down during a training flight near Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the country's far east. The Su-57, which made its maiden flight in 2010, is Russia's most advanced fighter plane. Posts from the same category: U.S. rejects proposal for spy swap of ex-Marine held in Russia German media, lawmakers point finger at Moscow over executed Georgian Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Accused Chinese Spy Pleads […]