Denmark helped NSA spy on Merkel & other European leaders, new reports reveal, as Snowden says Biden was ‘deeply involved’

The US National Intelligence Agency received support from Denmark in spying on European politicians, according to a new joint media report, something President Joe Biden is well-informed to answer for, says Edward Snowden. … Read More >Denmark helped NSA spy on Merkel & other European leaders, new reports reveal, as Snowden says Biden was ‘deeply involved’

Lawyer of ex-US Marine convicted of spying in Russia says Moscow & Washington negotiating a prisoner exchange to bring him home

The Russian lawyer of imprisoned former US Marine Paul Whelan has revealed that Moscow and Washington are working on a possible prisoner swap to secure his release. He was sentenced last year to 16 years in prison for espionage. … Read More >Lawyer of ex-US Marine convicted of spying in Russia says Moscow & Washington negotiating a prisoner exchange to bring him home

American ‘spy’ charged with TERRORISM in Venezuela over alleged conspiracy to sabotage oil refineries, power plants

A US citizen accused of plotting sabotage in Venezuela has been charged with terrorism, the country’s top prosecutor said, alleging the man is a “mercenary” with links to the American military and the CIA. … Read More >American ‘spy’ charged with TERRORISM in Venezuela over alleged conspiracy to sabotage oil refineries, power plants

Venezuela says it captured ‘US spy’ targeting two oil refineries with ‘heavy, specialized’ weapons

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced the capture of “an American spy” with heavy weapons and money near two refineries in the state of Falcon. The man is said to be a Marine who worked for the CIA in Iraq. … Read More >Venezuela says it captured ‘US spy’ targeting two oil refineries with ‘heavy, specialized’ weapons

Ex-US Marine Whelan convicted of espionage in Russia changes jail as Moscow says US not interested in swap

Paul Whelan, imprisoned in Russia on spy charges, will serve his sentence in Russia’s Republic of Mordovia, about 500km east of Moscow. It had been rumored he was likely to be swapped with the US for Russians. … Read More >Ex-US Marine Whelan convicted of espionage in Russia changes jail as Moscow says US not interested in swap

Despite speculation, Russia and US are NOT negotiating spy swap for Paul Whelan – senior Russian diplomat

Moscow and Washington are not discussing a potential prisoner swap involving Paul Whelan – a former US marine, with multiple citizenships – convicted of espionage, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. … Read More >Despite speculation, Russia and US are NOT negotiating spy swap for Paul Whelan – senior Russian diplomat

Ex-US Marine Paul Whelan, convicted of spying in Russia, will not appeal sentence – lawyer says he may be exchanged

A week after he was handed a 16-year prison sentence for espionage in Russia, Paul Whelan has reportedly confirmed that he won’t appeal the verdict. His lawyer says he will now decide whether to ask for clemency. … Read More >Ex-US Marine Paul Whelan, convicted of spying in Russia, will not appeal sentence – lawyer says he may be exchanged

Russian court finds ex-US marine Paul Whelan guilty of espionage, sentences him to 16 years in prison

Eighteen months after he was arrested in a Moscow hotel room and accusing of spying, a Russian court has handed down a 16 year jail term to Paul Whelan, a national of four western countries: Canada, Ireland, the US and the UK. … Read More >Russian court finds ex-US marine Paul Whelan guilty of espionage, sentences him to 16 years in prison