Ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying in Russia says guard threatened him with gun: Ifax

Ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying in Russia says guard threatened him with gun: IfaxA former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court on Thursday that a prison guard had forced him to his knees in custody and that he had been threatened with a gun, the Interfax news agency reported. Paul Whelan, who holds U.S., British, Canadian and Irish passports, was detained in December and accused of espionage. At a hearing on Thursday, the court ordered Whelan held in custody until Dec. 29.



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