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by F. Sionil Jose
Brother of American detainee says Russia drawing out case ‘to see what they can get’
Relatives of foreign citizens in Russian prisons have accused Moscow of engaging in hostage diplomacy and say they are concerned about their family members being used as bargaining chips to exchange for Russians detained abroad.
The brother of Paul Whelan, an American arrested on spying charges 11 months ago who returns to court on Tuesday, said he believed Russia was drawing out his case to “see what they can...
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Daniel Fried of the Atlantic Council, about what Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch's testimony reveals about the backchannel diplomacy between the U.S. and Ukraine.