Russian sports minister says couple pages missing from McLaren's initial reportSport August 27, 13:26
Lavrov, Kerry round up 12-hours-long talks in GenevaRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 27, 2:50
Competitions for Russian Paralympians banned from Rio to be held in early SeptemberSport August 26, 21:35
Russian swimmer breaks world record in 100 m IM on short courseSport August 26, 21:15
Russian lawmaker believes prospects for pan-European Army dim after BrexitRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 26, 21:01
Bombers and interceptor aircraft redeployed to southern Russia from PermMilitary & Defense August 26, 20:50
Tokyo refrains from commenting Russia’s offer to join relief operation in SyriaWorld August 26, 19:45
Russia files appeal with Swiss court on CAS ruling on Paralympians' banSport August 26, 19:23
Moscow says US claims against Russia’s combat readiness checks groundlessRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 26, 18:50
MOSCOW, February 26. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday more than 400 career staff employees of foreign intelligence services were exposed in Russia in 2015.
"Foreign intelligence services are expanding their activities in Russia and the last year’s results convincingly proved our conclusions," Putin said at a board meeting of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB). "Over this period [the year 2015], more than 400 career staff employees and agents of foreign intelligence services were exposed. Twenty-three of them were brought to criminal liability."
"Counter-intelligence agencies have special tasks," Putin said. "It is necessary to reliably block access to information about classified activities and employees of power authorities, military facilities, defense-related and energy-sector facilities, Russia’s leading research centers, to block access to confidential information via communications channels."