Video filmed on Friday in Moscow shows the Lefortovo pre-trial detention facility where US Marine Corps veteran Paul Whelan, arrested in Russia on suspicions of espionage, is being held.
According to the Russian Security Service (FSB), Whelan was detained in Moscow on December 28 as he was caught red-handed while «carrying out spying activities.»
The FSB investigative department has opened a... Еще criminal case of espionage against the arrested US citizen. Whelan faces up to 20 years in prison if he is found guilty.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that the US diplomats had gained access to the US citizen.
Earlier, US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman paid a visit to Whelan.