Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Russia US :Retired Russian Colonel Convicted of Spying for U.S.


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A Moscow court has convicted a retired colonel from Russia's counterintelligence agency of spying on behalf of the United States and sentenced him to 18 years in prison.

District Military Court spokeswoman Irina Zhirnova said it convicted Valery Mikhailov on Wednesday of passing state secrets to representatives of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. She said Mikhailov would be stripped of his rank and sent to a high-security prison.


Read more: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/retired-russian-colonel-convicted-of-spying-for-us/460019.html#ixzz1x28TPLp5