US ambassador visits suspected US spy in Russian jail

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Mail Online—US ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman met with Paul Whelan on Wednesday. Whelan, 48, was detained December 28 after receiving a 'secret flash drive' in his Moscow hotel room.

Russia: US spy suspect can be visited by other countries. MOSCOW (AP) " The Russian Foreign Ministry says Paul Whelan, the American detained in Moscow on suspicion of spying, may receive visits from diplomats from the three other countries whose citizenship he holds.When Whelan was arrested in late December, he was identified only as an American. Last week, it emerged that he also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship. U.S. Ambassador Jon Hunstman Jr. visited him in prison last week.Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova [