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MOSCOW | US citizen arrested in Russian on spying charges

MOSCOW — Russia‘s domestic security agency says it has arrested a U.S. citizen on espionage charges. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, the top KGB successor agency, said that the American man detained in Moscow on Friday. The agency said in Monday’s statement that he was caught “during an espionage operation,” but didn’t give any … Continue reading MOSCOW | US citizen arrested in Russian on spying charges

Russian spy agencies prevented 60 terror attacks, Putin says

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press MOSCOW/December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — President Vladimir Putin hailed Russian spies on their professional holiday Wednesday, saying they have thwarted more than 60 terror attacks in Russia this year. In a Kremlin speech marking the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Bolshevik secret police, the Cheka, Putin emphasized that … Continue reading Russian spy agencies prevented 60 terror attacks, Putin says

Russian hackers get burned in deal with Russia’s spy agency

MOSCOW (AP)(STL.News) — For several years a group of hackers have been posting letters and documents stolen from senior Russian officials with impunity. And then the nation’s spy agency tracked them down and offered them a deal. A member of the Shaltai Boltai (Humpty Dumpty) group said in an interview broadcast Thursday that the hackers … Continue reading Russian hackers get burned in deal with Russia’s spy agency