Russia arrests US national accused of spying: FSB

Russia arrests US national accused of spying: FSB
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MOSCOW - Russia has detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the FSB security service said on Monday.

It said in a statement that the American was detained on Friday "while carrying out an act of espionage" and that a criminal case had been opened.

The statement identified the American in Russian, using a name that appeared to translate as Paul Whelan.

No other details were immediately available. - APP/AFP

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