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Pittsburgh City Paper
Russia sends Metropolitan Community Church pastor packing for working with LGBT activistsa police station] where I was interrogated for four hours,” he says. The lead i
Russia sends Metropolitan Community Church pastor packing for working with LGBT activists
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 18 hours ago
a police station] where I was interrogated for four hours,” he says. The lead investigator was from the FSB, the Russian federal security service that is the modern version of the KGB. He had come with the intention of making an arrest and wasn’t... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aidesstep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aides
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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CTV News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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ABC News
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circle
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circlestep down for 61-year-old Mr Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influent
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
step down for 61-year-old Mr Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circlestep down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influen
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
step down for the 61-year-old Naryshkin. The SVR is considered far less influential than another KGB successor agency, the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, which focuses on domestic security issues like fighting... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The hollow electionof balancing interests disappear, expect the internal struggles to turn nastier
The hollow election
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
of balancing interests disappear, expect the internal struggles to turn nastier. One harbinger is the growing power of the Federal Security Service, the successor to the Soviet KGB. On election night Kommersant, the country’s first private... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis massacre up to 50 'apostates' dumping them in a shallow grave in latest propaganda videoa Daesh (Isis) controlled area on the Euphrates River in Syria showed an interv
Isis massacre up to 50 'apostates' dumping them in a shallow grave in latest propaganda video
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
a Daesh (Isis) controlled area on the Euphrates River in Syria showed an interview with Yevgeniy Petrenko, an Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) agent, although doubts have been cast about it's authenticity. The latest video has been... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBThe Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR, with the Federal Security Service, or FSB, which keeps an eye on domestic affairs. This new supersized secret service will be given a... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBThe Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Dundas Star News / Posted 7 days ago
The Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR, with the Federal Security Service, or FSB, which keeps an eye on domestic affairs. This new supersized secret service will be given a... Read more
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Business Insider
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBThe Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
The Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR, with the Federal Security Service, or FSB, which keeps an eye on domestic affairs. This new supersized secret service will be given a... Read more
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Daily Star
ISIS prisoner begs Vladimir Putin for help in new shocking video after being capturedsuperpower previously saw one of their agents captured by ISIS. The man was al
ISIS prisoner begs Vladimir Putin for help in new shocking video after being captured
Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
superpower previously saw one of their agents captured by ISIS. The man was alleged to be Khasiev Magmoid, a Chechen Federal Security Service spy, and the cult used him as the centrepiece for a previous propaganda film. The video, released... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rachel Marsden: Why is the U.S. still in Syria?as AK-47s and DShK machine guns. The report specifically states: "This is a tra
Rachel Marsden: Why is the U.S. still in Syria?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
as AK-47s and DShK machine guns. The report specifically states: "This is a transition from U.S. weapons to FSB (Russian Federal Security Service weapons)." It's an interesting way to fill the Middle East with weapons while still being able to... Read more
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Reuters
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election biddomestic and foreign intelligence agencies would merge into a single organizati
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election bid
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
domestic and foreign intelligence agencies would merge into a single organization dominated by the domestic agency, the Federal Security Service, he said. “What I see there is the potential tightening up of society,” said Clement, adding that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election biddomestic and foreign intelligence agencies would merge into a single organizati
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
domestic and foreign intelligence agencies would merge into a single organization dominated by the domestic agency, the Federal Security Service, he said. “What I see there is the potential tightening up of society,” said Clement, adding that... Read more
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DW
Russia contemplating KGB comeback? |a group of young men posing with around 30 luxury Mercedes SUVs on the streets
Russia contemplating KGB comeback? |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
a group of young men posing with around 30 luxury Mercedes SUVs on the streets of Moscow. They were recent students of the Federal Security Service, or FSB, intelligence academy, celebrating their graduation. The young men in their white shirts... Read more
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BBC News
Bears with keyboards: Russian hackers snoop on WestIslamist propaganda on France's TV5Monde news website, fit in with the Kremlin'
Bears with keyboards: Russian hackers snoop on West
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
Islamist propaganda on France's TV5Monde news website, fit in with the Kremlin's strategy. Mr Alperovitch thinks Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) and Russian Military Intelligence (formerly the GRU) compete with each other where their areas... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian president Vladimir Putin returned but was the election rigged?to the report, Russia is planning a shake-up of existing security forces. It wo
Russian president Vladimir Putin returned but was the election rigged?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
to the report, Russia is planning a shake-up of existing security forces. It would see the State Security Ministry, the Federal Security Service and the State Guard Service combine to assume a position previously held by the feared secret police... Read more
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News.com.au
Rule #1 of rigging an election: Make sure you’re not being recorded.to the report, Russia is planning a shake-up of existing security forces. It wo
Rule #1 of rigging an election: Make sure you’re not being recorded.
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
to the report, Russia is planning a shake-up of existing security forces. It would see the State Security Ministry, the Federal Security Service and the State Guard Service combine to assume a position previously held by the feared secret police... Read more
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Daily Star
Putin ‘to revive KGB’ hours after election victorySoviet East Germany Less than 24 hours after Putin’s party United Russia’s cru
Putin ‘to revive KGB’ hours after election victory
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
Soviet East Germany Less than 24 hours after Putin’s party United Russia’s crushing election win, a source from within the Federal Security Services has warned the Russian president plans to create a new “State Security Ministry” in the lead up to... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Vladimir Putin’s party wins againdaily, reported on leaked plans to create a powerful new Ministry of State Secu
Vladimir Putin’s party wins again
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
daily, reported on leaked plans to create a powerful new Ministry of State Security (MGB). This would merge the Federal Security Service (FSB), the KGB’s main successor agency, with the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), which handles... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fancy Bear hacking group has ties to Russian Presidency: cyber expertfor the Russian State," he said. Mr Meyers confirmed the group had very strong
Fancy Bear hacking group has ties to Russian Presidency: cyber expert
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
for the Russian State," he said. Mr Meyers confirmed the group had very strong ties to Russia's intelligence service, the Federal Security Service (FSB), formerly the feared KGB of the Soviet era. Russian President Vladimir Putin once headed the... Read more
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Reuters
Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his healthfrom speaking to journalists and forced to live in squalid, crowded conditions
Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his health
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
from speaking to journalists and forced to live in squalid, crowded conditions that endangered his health. The Russian Federal Security Service in Crimea was not immediately available for comment on Umerov's case. "With this bouquet (of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his healthfrom speaking to journalists and forced to live in squalid, crowded conditions
Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his health
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
from speaking to journalists and forced to live in squalid, crowded conditions that endangered his health. The Russian Federal Security Service in Crimea was not immediately available for comment on Umerov's case. "With this bouquet (of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘We welcome guests’: Crimean PM assures safety to Indian touristsand India have long-term friendly relations,” a statement quoting Aksyonov, iss
‘We welcome guests’: Crimean PM assures safety to Indian tourists
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 24 days ago
and India have long-term friendly relations,” a statement quoting Aksyonov, issued here, said. According to the Russian Federal Security Service, armed clashes took place in northern Crimea last month involving a group that had allegedly came... Read more
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International Business Times
Putin on DNC hack: 'Does it even matter who hacked this data?'Russia being targeted by hackers. According to CrowdStrike the hacker group bel
Putin on DNC hack: 'Does it even matter who hacked this data?'
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
Russia being targeted by hackers. According to CrowdStrike the hacker group believed to be affiliated to Russia's Federal Security Service, Cozy Bear or APT29 was behind the breaches. Putin claimed that even if Russia desired to influence... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia waging daily cyberattacks because of Olympic ban: World Doping Agency directoraim was to subvert the doping control process, it also states that there was ac
Russia waging daily cyberattacks because of Olympic ban: World Doping Agency director
The Washington Times / Posted 26 days ago
aim was to subvert the doping control process, it also states that there was active participation and assistance of the Federal Security Service and the Center of Sports Preparation of National Teams of Russia,” WADA President Sir Craig Reedie... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin says DNC hack was public service, Russia didn't do itbreak-in to two groups it says are linked to Russian intelligence services. One
Putin says DNC hack was public service, Russia didn't do it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
break-in to two groups it says are linked to Russian intelligence services. One, Cozy Bear, it says is affiliated with the Federal Security Service, the main successor to the KGB, while the other, Fancy Bear, it says is tied to the Main... Read more
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Newsmax
Putin: DNC Hack Was Public Service, Russia Didn't Do Itbreak-in to two groups it says are linked to Russian intelligence services. One
Putin: DNC Hack Was Public Service, Russia Didn't Do It
Newsmax / Posted 26 days ago
break-in to two groups it says are linked to Russian intelligence services. One, Cozy Bear, it says is affiliated with the Federal Security Service, the main successor to the KGB, while the other, Fancy Bear, it says is tied to the Main... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Czech security service: Russian intelligence waging information...the country with around 140 staff, twice as many as the U.S. mission. In Mosco
Czech security service: Russian intelligence waging information...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
the country with around 140 staff, twice as many as the U.S. mission. In Moscow, there was no immediate comment from the Federal Security Service to the BIS charge, nor was the Russian embassy in Prague immediately available for comment. Zeman's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russian intelligence wages information war, says Czech security servicethe country with around 140 staff, twice as many as the U.S. mission. In Mosco
Russian intelligence wages information war, says Czech security service
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
the country with around 140 staff, twice as many as the U.S. mission. In Moscow, there was no immediate comment from the Federal Security Service to the BIS charge, nor was the Russian embassy in Prague immediately available for comment. Zeman's... Read more
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Federal Times
Kremlin-backed hackers target Russia-focused think tankswere isolated, but COZY BEAR has shown increasing adaptability. COZY BEAR — wh
Kremlin-backed hackers target Russia-focused think tanks
Federal Times / Posted 29 days ago
were isolated, but COZY BEAR has shown increasing adaptability. COZY BEAR — which is believed to be linked to the Russian Federal Security Service and has staged attacks on the White House, State Department and Joint Chiefs of Staff — gained... Read more
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International Business Times
Suspected Russia-based DNC hackers strike again targeting Washington think tanksbehind the attack are Kremlin-linked Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear. While Cozy Bear
Suspected Russia-based DNC hackers strike again targeting Washington think tanks
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
behind the attack are Kremlin-linked Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear. While Cozy Bear is believed to be connected to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), Fancy Bear is believed to be linked to the Russian military. According to Alperovitch, post... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Russia for China Is More Cyber Prey Than Predator, Firm Sayscorporate clients exchange data on hacking with its security network, he said.
Russia for China Is More Cyber Prey Than Predator, Firm Says
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 30 days ago
corporate clients exchange data on hacking with its security network, he said. The Russian Defense Ministry and the Federal Security Service (FSB) are formulating measures against NetTraveler, a trojan linked to China, that is being used to... Read more
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Market Watch
The latest scary way Russia is striking out at dissentbe used to target enemies of the government. Regardless of location, hiding fro
The latest scary way Russia is striking out at dissent
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
be used to target enemies of the government. Regardless of location, hiding from an intelligence agency such as Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) or Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) is tricky, even for those who abide by the strict... Read more
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Newsweek
How Vladimir Putin is using Donald Trump to advance Russia's goalsauthor of the forthcoming book Dark Web, APT 28 is associated with Russia’s GR
How Vladimir Putin is using Donald Trump to advance Russia's goals
Newsweek / Posted 30 days ago
author of the forthcoming book Dark Web, APT 28 is associated with Russia’s GRU military intelligence and APT 29 with its Federal Security Service, or FSB. “Our team considers them some of the best adversaries out of all the numerous nation-state,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Don't Think Armageddon, Think "A Thousand Balls Of Flame... And Then Crickets!"time of peace) a number of Ukrainian operatives stormed the Crimean border and
Don't Think Armageddon, Think "A Thousand Balls Of Flame... And Then Crickets!"
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
time of peace) a number of Ukrainian operatives stormed the Crimean border and were swiftly apprehended by Russia's Federal Security Service, together with a cache of weapons and explosives. A number of them were killed in the process, along... Read more
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International Business Times
Was doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova hacked by Russian spies?can be used to target enemies of the state – regardless of location. "Hiding fr
Was doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova hacked by Russian spies?
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
can be used to target enemies of the state – regardless of location. "Hiding from an intelligence agency such as Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) or Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) is tricky, even for those who abide by the strict... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russian surveillance measures could cost telephone companies $156B$3 billion annually on infrastructure upgrades. Moscow’s Vedomosti newspaper r
Russian surveillance measures could cost telephone companies $156B
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
$3 billion annually on infrastructure upgrades. Moscow’s Vedomosti newspaper reported earlier this month that Russia’s Federal Security Service, the former KGB, may allow telecoms to use some of the government’s existing wiretap systems already... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leaderfollowing Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. Crimea's Supreme Court effect
Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. Crimea's Supreme Court effectively banned Mejlis in April. Russia's Federal Security Service in May charged Umerov with separatism. Umerov earlier this month was taken to a mental asylum for a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
After Paralympics ban, Russia steps up campaign against whistleblowerRussian doping, detailed to The New York Times in May, described an elaborate s
After Paralympics ban, Russia steps up campaign against whistleblower
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Russian doping, detailed to The New York Times in May, described an elaborate scheme by Russia’s intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service, or FSB, to tamper with urine samples in the middle of the night during the last Winter Olympics,... Read more

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