U.S. demands Russia explain ex-Marine’s detention on spy charges

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference after the U.S.-Canada ministerial meeting at the State Department in Washington, U.S., December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The United States wants an explanation of why Russia detained a retired U.S. Marine on spying charges in Moscow and will demand his immediate return if it determines his detention is inappropriate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. Speaking in Brasilia the day after Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro was […]

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