Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine arrested in Moscow at the end of last year, looks through a cage's glass as he speaks to his lawyers in a court room in Moscow, Russia, at a January hearing.
Paul Whelan, an American accused of espionage and arrested in Russia, listens to his lawyers while standing inside a defendants' cage during a hearing at a court in Moscow on Jan. 22.
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Paul Whelan is being held in Moscow's Lefortovo prison, where he faces allegations of espionage. Family members insist that he is innocent — and was in Russia only to attend a wedding.
Russia has granted U.S. consular officials access to Paul Whelan, a U.S. citizen detained in Russia on suspicion of spying. Whelan appears here in a photo provided by the Whelan family.
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