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Russia: 71 foreign spies unmasked in 2007

MOSCOW, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The director of Russia's Federal Security Service said Wednesday that 71 alleged foreign spies had been discovered operating inside Russia this year.

Russia says it has uncovered 300 spies

MOSCOW, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Russia’s domestic intelligence service FSB claims it has uncovered more than 300 foreign spies over the past four years.

Russia says British spies are meddling

MOSCOW, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- British spies are working at manipulating Russia's political landscape, the chief of Russia's national security agency said in an interview published Wednesday.

Analysis: Train bomb to help Putin?

BERLIN, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Unknown individuals have bombed a high-speed passenger train heading from Moscow to St. Petersburg. The attack may help outgoing Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has in the past often used domestic and foreign enemies to strengthen his government’s position.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Correspondent

Russia brushing up anti-terrorist security

MOSCOW, June 5 (UPI) -- Russia has evidence that terrorists are seeking weapons of mass destruction and technology on how to make them, a top security official said Tuesday. Nikolai Patrushev, who heads the Russian anti-terrorism committee, said some of the information was comin

Official warns of extremists in Russia

MOSCOW, June 5 (UPI) -- Extremists groups are using the Internet to spread terrorism-related information in Russia, a security official said. "According to information of experts, there are about 5,000 sites that are actively used by extremist organizations and groups that sprea

Russia to introduce terror alert system

MOSCOW, March 14 (UPI) -- Russian officials say the National Anti-Terrorist Committee is working on a system that would alert the public of any terrorist threats. A committee member said Tuesday that the planned system being constructed with the help of several executive agencies

Russia claims spies foiled

MOSCOW, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The head of the Russian Federal Security Service said the missions of 27 intelligence officers and 89 foreign intelligence agents were foiled in 2006.

Russia warns of terror plot

MOSCOW, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Russian security officials said Tuesday they have information terrorists may try to hit hydropower plants in the country's southern regions.

Chechnya warlord Basayev killed

MOSCOW, July 10 (UPI) -- Russian security agents killed Chechnya's main warlord, Shamil Basayev, who claimed responsibility for the 2004 Beslan school massacre.

Azerbaijan shares gas with Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Georgia, whose supply of natural gas was disrupted by two pipeline explosions in Russia, has begun to receive Russian gas from its neighbor Azerbaijan. Part of the capital, Tbilisi, has gas again, but many residents are still without gas, the BBC reported

Russia: Bin Laden operative killed

MOSCOW, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Russian security officials confirmed Friday international al-Qaida-linked terrorist Abu Omar al-Seif was killed in Daghestan.

Russian security chief speaks on terrorism

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, April 15 (UPI) -- The director of Russia's Federal Security Service says that the world needs an international definition for terrorism.

Moscow: 500-plus terror attacks foiled

MOSCOW, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Moscow says its anti-terrorism agents have foiled more than 500 terror attacks so far this year, Itar-Tass reported Friday.

Putin resurrects Cold War spy system

MOSCOW, July 15 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has reverted the country's intelligence service to a single spy agency similar to the Cold War-era KGB, The Telegraph said.
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Nikolai Patrushev
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Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev (Russian: Никола́й Плато́нович Па́трушев) (born July 11, 1951) is a former Director of the Russian FSB, the successor organization to the KGB, and the current secretary of the Security Council of Russia. He was born in Leningrad and graduated from Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute in 1974, where he worked as an engineer at his department.

In 1974 he graduated from the Leningrad Ship-building Institute (now the State Marine Technical University of St.Petersburg); worked as an engineer.

He joined the KGB in 1975.

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