22 octombrie 2019

House passes resolution calling on Russia to release former Marine jailed in Moscow


Paul Whelan , a former U.S. Marine jailed in Russia on suspicion of spying, received support Tuesday from Capitol Hill in the form of a measure passing the House of Representatives.A bipartisan resolution urging Russia to either provide evidence of Mr. Whelan ’s alleged wrongdoing or release him from prison was agreed by a voice vote held on the House floor.Led by Rep. Haley Stevens, Michigan Democrat, the House resolution was introduced last month as Mr. Whelan nears spending a year in [...]