In Russia has been taken to an American under suspicion of espionage. The man had been caught red-handed in a "Spionageakt," said the domestic intelligence service FSB.
The Russian domestic secret service FSB has arrested an American under suspicion of espionage. The man had been caught red-handed on Friday at the act in the case of a "Spionageakt" in Moscow, informed the organization. Against the US citizens was initiated, therefore, a criminal case. In the case of a conviction, the man threatened to between ten and 20 years in prison, it said.
The Name of the man was only called in Russian, translated it could be "Paul Whelan". The US Embassy had been informed on time about the arrest, said the Russian foreign Ministry. Further details were not initially disclosed.