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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22522494
    CIA agent arrested in Moscow - reports

    A US undercover agent has been arrested in Moscow for allegedly trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer, Russian media report.

    The alleged CIA agent was detained overnight, the Federal Security Service (FSB) was quoted as saying.

    He is said to have been working as a secretary at the US embassy in Moscow.

    The man was arrested with a large sum of money, technical devices and written instructions for the agent he had tried to recruit.

    "FSB counter-intelligence agents detained a CIA staff member who had been working under the cover of third political secretary of the US embassy in Moscow," officials told the Interfax news agency.

    "At the moment of detention, special technical equipment was discovered, written instructions for the Russian citizen being recruited, as well as a large sum of money and means for altering appearance."
    Well im going to be interested to see the fireworks on this one, and who said the cold war was dead aye? Its like something out of Die hard :L
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    Bet he gets released at the same time a Russian happens to be released from a US prison.
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    (Original post by cl_steele)
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22522494


    Well im going to be interested to see the fireworks on this one, and who said the cold war was dead aye? Its like something out of Die hard :L
    Russia still has spies both in the US and the UK, a substantial amount of them, this is common knowledge. The Cold War is over, espionage was only a small part of it.

    Tbh accusations of spying are not rare occurrences.
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    (Original post by CEKTOP)
    Russia still has spies both in the US and the UK, a substantial amount of them, this is common knowledge. The Cold War is over, espionage was only a small part of it.

    Tbh accusations of spying are not rare occurrences.
    If it was common knowledge it would neither be called espionage or the people spies...
    No espionage was a pretty big thing in the cold war... ever wondered how the USSR caught up on nukes so quick? Thanks the Cambridge 5.
    last part i agree with though
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    (Original post by cl_steele)
    If it was common knowledge it would neither be called espionage or the people spies...
    The fact that that you have a considerable number of foreign spies inside any given country tells you nothing about their identities, that is why these people are called spies.
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    That wig is hilarious

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    (Original post by CEKTOP)
    The fact that that you have a considerable number of foreign spies inside any given country tells you nothing about their identities, that is why these people are called spies.
    You have no idea what youre talking about do you? You have no idea if their is 1 spy in england or 1000,000. Talk sense.
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    (Original post by cl_steele)
    You have no idea what youre talking about do you? You have no idea if their is 1 spy in england or 1000,000. Talk sense.
    Your fallacy is so basic that I don't even want to explain why exactly you're wrong. You get a general idea of how substantial the leaks are if you employ a halfway decent intelligence service and based on this information you can establish how exposed you are and get a general idea how many foreign agents are around and how they are operating.
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    (Original post by CEKTOP)
    Your fallacy is so basic that I don't even want to explain why exactly you're wrong. You get a general idea of how substantial the leaks are if you employ a halfway decent intelligence service and based on this information you can establish how exposed you are and get a general idea how many foreign agents are around and how they are operating.
    You have no idea what youre talking about, youre almost if not as bad as martin in this lunacy. conversation = done.
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    Interesting, but it's not that surprising that one country has spies in another to be honest. I don't know but I imagine espionage is one of the oldest professions there is...
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    implying there aren't spies everywhere from different countries
 
 
 
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