Russia has arrested a U.s. citizen on suspicion of espionage, told the Russian security service FSB. The arrest is the news agency Tass called the Paul Whelan . Her Tass wait up to 20 years imprisonment.
the Arrest was made on the FSB, Friday and Whelan was caught ”in the act”. The incident has been launched a criminal investigation. Further details of the FSB is not told.
so far the US has not commented on the incident. The united states and Russian relations have been put to the test, after Russia seized the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. The U.S. and many other western countries imposed on Russia economic sanctions.
Russia has accused also the former agent, Sergei Skripalin and her daughter poisoned in the Uk.