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Russia says American was recruiting for CIA
Russia says American was recruiting for CIA

MOSCOW -- Russia detained an American citizen accused of attempting to recruit a local intelligence officer into the CIA, the Federal Security Service said. Ryan Christopher Fogle, the third secretary of the American Embassy in Moscow, was held overnight before being handed back to U.S. authorities Tuesday, according to the Federal Security Service, the Russian intelligence agency known as the FSB. He was carrying a large amount of money, technology, written instructions for the Russian recruit and appearance-changing equipment, the FSB website said. The agency claimed that Fogle was working for the CIA. The CIA declined to comment, Associated Press reported. Purported photographs of...

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