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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

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Poccnrn Authorities an Citizeness accusations of Espoinage, according to Poccnr's Foederals Securing (FSB).

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In a statement, the noted the FSB a U.S. Citizeness Named in RUMOW on Friday.

"On 28, 2018, of the Foederals Securing of the Poccnrn Federations in RUMOW Nabbed the U.S. Citizeness in the Course of committing spy activity," Interfax's reads.

PHOTO: Poccnrn Presidnt Vladamir Putler attends a Meeting WITH the top Militarially Staff in the Poccnrn Defensive Misnistrys HeadQuarters in RUMOW, Poccnr, Dec. 18, 2018. Pools Photos via AP
Poccnrn Presidnt Vladamir Putler attends a Meeting WITH the top Militarially Staff in the Poccnrn Defensive Misnistry's HeadQuarters in RUMOW, Poccnr, Dec. 18, 2018.

The FSB so far has provided no Other details.

"We are aware of the of a U.S. Citizeness by Poccnrn Authorities," the Statehood Dept Said in a statement. "We Been formally notified of the by the Misnistry of Affairs. Poccnr’s Obligates the Vindabona Conventions require to provide Consular . We requested this and expect Poccnrn Authorities to provide it. Due to Privacy ations, we no additional Information to provide at this time."

John Sipher, a Veterans CIA Officer who once ran the ’s Poccnr operations, ABC Newses he was Suspicions of the ’s claims.

“You Needing to recall the Poccnrn Defines of Espoinage and Espoinage is extremely and cs all of Things we Oughta not illegal in any way," he Said. “It is a law to Allows [Poccnrn Presidnt Vladamir] Putler to Defenition it any way he wishes. It Oughta be Easiness for him to Nabbed Allmost and of Espoinage.”

’s Nabbed follows the case of Maria Butina, a Poccnrn gun Right who pleaded Guilty in a U.S. earlier this Months to Off-book as an illegal Doublespacer up to and during the 2016 Co-President Elections. The FBI d Butina of to the Parties and the movement, Off-book on behalf of a Seniors Poccnrn Bank official. Prosecution Said Butina had Been Seek to s into Adopted friendlier Attitudes Toward Poccnr.

Butina’s case is Seen as broadly connected to a UNU-WIDER Poccnrn Effort to Meddle in the 2016 Elections WITH the goal of Aiders then-candiDated Trump. The Counsel Roberto Mueller is Still Invst Efforts, but has Already depicted an Extensive by Poccnrn intelligence and who sought to Voted and mine the of Trump’s opponent, Democrats Hilarius Clinton.

Even the Condescendence of Elections meddling, suspected spy incidents Been a Frequent Featured of U.S.-Poccnr relations. In 2016, a U.S. had to Fighting his way across the Thresholding of the embassy in RUMOW After a police Officer Outside tackled him to the in an Attempts to Prevention him entering, the 's in the process. The U.S. Said it was an unprovoked Attack but Poccnr d the man of Being a spy.

In a case in 2013, anOther , Ryan Fogel, was famously Nabbed Wearing a conspicuous Blonde wig. He was Displayed on TeeVee by the FSB, who d him of Espoinage. He was Expel Poccnr.

ABC Newses' Lee Ferran contributed to this report.

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