Federal Security Service

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Noun1.Federal Security Service - the internal counterintelligence agency of the Russian Federation and successor to the Soviet KGB; formerly led by Vladimir Putin
Russian agency - an administrative agency of the Russian government
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Last week, Russia's Federal Security Service announced they have detained five members of a Daesh cell, as well as jihadists in several regions of the country.
"On December 28, a US citizen Paul Whelan was detained by officers from the Russian Federal Security Service during a spy action in Moscow," Sputnik quoted FSB's spokesperson as saying.
17 and marked "urgent" and "confidential," cites Russia's Federal Security Service FSB warning that the 10 Syrians believed to be involved with IS entered Thailand in the second half of October.
The Russian plane crash in Sinai on 31 October was caused by a bomb, as traces of a homemade explosive device containing 1 kg of TNT was found in the wreckage, Federal Security Service director Aleksandr Bortnikov told President Vladimir Putin, according to Russian state-owned RT.
Anzor Gubashev and Zau r Dadaye are both from Russia's North Caucasus region, the Federal Security Service said.
The Russian Federal Security Service said the Estonian was detained in the Pskov region of Russia -- a claim that the Estonian security service denied.
Among them is head of the Russian Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov and Sergei Beseda, head of the department that oversees international operations and intelligence activity.
The director of the Russian Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, and the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, Mikhail Fradkov, are on the new list of 15 people and 18 entities targeted by an asset freeze and travel ban.
After the dissolution of the USSR, the KGB was split into the Federal Security Service and the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation.
To recall, subdivisions of the border protection of the Russian Federal Security Service in Armenia have been protecting the
Member of a terrorist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami, planned to commit a terrorist attack in Stavropol during May holidays in 2013, the Russian Federal Security Service reported.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russian border guards have detained a foreign fishing vessel suspected of poaching off the country's east coast, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said Tuesday.

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