Skip to comments.Britain, U.S. deny spies use NGOs to weaken Russia
Posted on 05/16/2005 3:24:08 PM PDT by Bald Eagle777
Britain and the United States on Friday denied Russian allegations that British and American spies were using Western charities and NGOs to undermine Russian influence in the former Soviet Union.
Federal Security Service (FSB) head Nikolai Patrushev... accused British, U.S. and other foreign secret services of trying to foment revolution in the former Soviet Union using charities as cover.
He also said Saudi and Kuwaiti NGOs were engaged in intelligence work.
State Department spokesman Richard Boucher told reporters in Washington: "We saw a lot of charges yesterday from the federal security service chief... And I have to say that they're completely false. Most of them are ridiculous." ...
Patrushev had named the Peace Corps as one... though the government-run charitable body ended its operations in Russia in 2003.
The British embassy also denied... allegations.
Since Putin came to power, security services have charged a number of people with spying... Rights activists say the cases are part of a crackdown on independent voices and sources of information in a drive to impose Kremlin control over Russian life.
(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...
Russia on Friday denied allegations that russian spies were using Western charities, NGOs, and the media to undermine Britain and the United States.
There, that's more like what I'd like to see.
Russia like the democrats, displays their projection
for all to see.
With the internal Ruskie crimelords and the greedy politicians (a la OFF) who needs the NGOs to bring Russia down?
Two words: G-E-O-R-G-E S-O-R-O-S
He is a megalomaniac hell-bent on twisting the world into his ideal Utopia.