How Russia trains and deploys spies in the United States and how effective they are

June marks the 11th anniversary of the largest spy scandal in the history of Russia and the United States. As a result of the betrayal of the former colonel of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) of Russia, Alexander Poteyev, the FBI uncovered a network of deeply conspiratorial illegal spies. Many of them have lived under strangers for decades ...

Former American special forces soldier jailed for 15 years for espionage in favor of Russia

Former US Special Forces officer Peter Debbins pleaded guilty to conspiring with Russian intelligence officials and providing them with information about American national defense. The Voice of America writes about it. According to court records, the special forces soldier began cooperating with the Russian special services in December 1996. ...

'A very dark experience': an American spoke about life in a Russian colony

Paul Whelan, an American convicted of espionage, celebrated Christmas in a Russian prison. Negotiations for his release are progressing slowly. The BBC tells about it. In his first in-depth interview after his arrest, Whelan described prison life surrounded by assassins and thieves as “very, ...

Colombia expelled two Russian diplomats for espionage: what is known

In Colombia, the authorities have decided to expel two Russian diplomats for non-compliance with the Vienna Convention. Russia called this move unfounded and in response also expelled two Colombian diplomats. According to local media reports, the Russians were engaged in intelligence under diplomatic cover. Writes about this ...

Ex-US Special Forces soldier arrested on charges of espionage for Russia

The Virginia Federal Attorney's Office has charged Moscow with spying on Peter Debbins, who previously served in the US Army's special forces known as the Green Berets. Writes about this "Voice of America". Last Friday, August 21, agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

American accused of espionage in Russia sentenced to 16 years in prison

The Moscow City Court on Monday, June 15, sentenced US citizen Paul Whelan to 16 years in a maximum security penal colony, finding him guilty of espionage. This is reported by Russian news agencies, writes "Voice of America". 50-year-old Paul Whelan, a US citizen ...

Russian prosecutors have requested 18 years in prison for an American accused of espionage

Russian prosecutors have asked for 18 years in prison as punishment for American Paul Whelan, a former Marine on trial in Moscow on espionage charges. Writes about this "Voice of America". It is also reported that the court's decision will be announced on June 15. ...

NYT: CIA spy recalled from Russia for decades passed classified information to the United States

Decades ago, the CIA recruited and carefully trained a middle-level Russian official who at some point began to quickly move up the career ladder. In the end, American spies hit a big jackpot: their informant took up an influential position and gained access to ...

Russian businessman accused of espionage in the United States faces 10 years in prison

The detained in Italy top manager of the United Engine Corporation (UEC), part of Rostec, Alexander Korshunov, was accused of trying to steal trade secrets of an American aircraft building company. He faces 10 years in prison. Writes about this "RIA Novosti". An Italian citizen is also involved in the case. “Alexander Yurievich ...

Accused of espionage: Russian businessman arrested at US request

Russian citizen Alexander Korshunov was detained at the airport in Naples (Italy) at the request of the United States. He is suspected of economic espionage. Writes about this edition "Vedomosti". Business Development Director at the Russian company United Engine Corporation (UEC) Alexander Korshunov was suspected of economic espionage in ...

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