Contents tagged with Russian intelligence agency

  • Media: coup in Montenegro was organized by a Russian intelligence agent

    Russian citizen Vladimir Popov, who was placed on the international wanted list after organizing an attempted coup in Montenegro, has been identified as Vladimir Moiseev, an agent of Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), as reported by the investigative group Bellingcat and The Insider on November 22.

    The journalists’ investigation materials show that 38 year-old Moiseev, after graduating from the Tyumen High Military Engineering Command School, was trained between 2006 and 2009 in …

  • Ukrainian Security Service prevents assassination of judge contracted by Russian intelligence agency

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) claims to have prevented the contract killing of a former judge from the Luhansk province ordered by the Russian intelligence agency.

    According to the department, the Russian intelligence agency hired a Ukrainian who had served prison time in separatist controlled Donbas territory in order to commit the act of terror. With their assistance, he was released from prison and agreed to engage in sabotage and reconnaissance activity in Ukraine, and to carry out …