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NEWS - Russia Detains U.S. Embassy Worker For Spy Recruitment: Ria

Russia Detains U.S. Embassy Worker For Spy Recruitment: Ria

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Russia has detained an American citizen accused of trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer to work for the CIA, Russia's RIA news agency said on Tuesday.

Russia has detained an American citizen accused of trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer to work for the CIA, Russia's RIA news agency said on Tuesday.

It said the man was an employee at the U.S. embassy in Moscow but also worked for the United States Central Intelligence Agency. The embassy declined immediate comment.

(Reporting by Steve Gutterman, Writing by Timothy Heritage, Editing by Elizabeth Piper)


 

 

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