No Country for White Men: The Story of Paul Whelan
Why a former U.S. Marine remains behind bars in a Russian prison.
Paul Nicholas Whelan is an American who was accused of spying and detained by Russian security forces in 2018. He received a 16-year prison sentence in 2020. He currently resides in IK-17, a grim high-security prison southeast of Moscow.
Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, had become a fre…