Russia: Paul Whelan sentenced on spying charges

Jun 16, 2020, 08:40 AM(IST)
A Russian court on June 15 sentenced ex-US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in prison in an espionage case. The trial was held behind closed doors since Whelan was accused of gathering state secrets, however, he called it a "sham trial" and asked for US President Donald Trump's intervention.
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