Whelan was detained in Moscow in December on an allegation of possessing documents containing state secrets [Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters]

A Russian court has extended the detention of a former United States’ marine charged with espionage until May 28, refusing a request that he be released under house arrest.

Paul Whelan, 48, should be held in a pre-trial detention facility for a further three months to give investigators more time to look into his case, Judge

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