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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