Russia accuses the United States, shortly after the Arrest of a former US soldier suspicion of Espionage at the end of December, a Russian citizen, was detained. The incident could worsen the already tense relations between the two States.
The foreign Ministry in Moscow said on Saturday, the Russian Dmitry Makarenko was taken to the United States belonging to the Northern Mariana Islands and the island group in the U.S. state of Florida. Makarenko was on 29. December arrived on the Pacific island of Saipan along with his wife, his minor children and the parents. "Directly after his arrival, he was arrested at the airport by FBI employees," the Ministry said, and demanded that the United States reconnaissance of the reason for the arrest. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow was not initially be reached for comment.More about
Moscow, Russian secret service arrest of alleged U.S. spy
On the 28. December was the former US elite Paul Whelan from the Russian domestic soldier has been secret taken service, the FSB, in custody. Whelans family rejected the spying allegations, and stated that he had resided in Moscow for a wedding celebration. US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo had said this week that the United States demanded that Russia informed of the reasons for the arrest. Should prove this as inappropriate, should Whelan be the immediate departure allowed. (AFP)daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy