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US Magazine: FBI Probing Possible Spying by Russian Cultural Center

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Lower part of FBI logo (file photo)
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The FBI is looking into allegations that the head of a Washington-based Russian government cultural exchange program is a spy.

A report by Mother Jones magazine claims Yury Zaytsev, of the Russian Center for Science and Culture, tried to use Americans visiting Moscow for intelligence gathering purposes.

The FBI has not commented on whether a probe is under way.

A spokesman for the Russian embassy in Washington denies the allegations. He told The Washington Post that the charges are reminiscent of the Cold War and are aimed at "distorting and blackening" the cultural center.

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by: Regula from: USA
October 24, 2013 9:09 AM
Shouldn't the NSA have picked up on these guys if they are in fact spies or are they too occupied with reading other people's juicier emails than looking for spies?

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