At least 3,000 police officers deployed as mass protests flare-up in KievWorld October 18, 13:51
Ukraine won’t survive another Maidan revolution, politicians warnWorld October 18, 13:21
Russia urges US to destroy its chemical weapons stockpileRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 18, 13:10
About 1,500 troops involved in post-Soviet security bloc’s drills in KazakhstanMilitary & Defense October 18, 13:06
Press review: Netanyahu-Shoigu talks on Iran in Syria and impact from Kurds’ Kirkuk exitPress Review October 18, 13:00
Croatia may help in mending ties between Russia, EU and NATO — presidentWorld October 18, 12:37
Indian troops arrive in Russian Far East for Indra-2017 drillsMilitary & Defense October 18, 12:00
China vows to modernize army and expand military mightMilitary & Defense October 18, 11:41
Hundreds evacuated from central Moscow’s railway station amid bomb threatSociety & Culture October 18, 11:08
MOSCOW, May 14 (Itar-Tass) - A career officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was detained in the attempt to recruit an officer of the Russian security services in Moscow, the Public Relations Centre of the Federal Security Service (FSB) told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
“Overnight to May 14 the FSB counterintelligence service detained a career officer of the Central Intelligence Agency Ryan Christopher Fogle, who worked under the cover of the post of the third secretary of the political department of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, in the attempt to recruit an officer of one of Russian security services,” the FSB Public Relations Centre reported.
“The special equipment, written instructions for a recruited Russian citizen, a big sum of money and masking devices were found on him. The detainee was brought in the reception office of the Federal Security Service and after necessary procedures he was handed over to the official representatives of the U.S. Embassy,” the FSB Public Relations Centre added.
The Federal Security Service added that “recently the U.S. intelligence has taken numerous attempts to recruit officers of the Russian law enforcement agencies and special agencies that were exposed and were made under the control of the FSB counterintelligence service.”