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In Diplomatic Escalation, Russia Publicly Exposes The CIA Station Chief In Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service has publicly disclosed the identity of a man who it says is the CIA station chief in Moscow, in what experts say is a serious breach of intelligence protocol.

Speaking to Russian media about the recent capture of an alleged CIA spy in a wig in Moscow, an FSB spokesman named the CIA “rezident”, or station chief, in the capital.

A diplomat with the same name is listed as a Counsellor in the US Moscow embassy in the autumn-winter 2012-13 edition of a directory of foreign diplomatic, media and business offices in the city. It was unclear if he was still based in the country.

The Daily Telegraph has decided not to name the individual because nobody was available for comment at the embassy.

The naming of the top CIA figure working in Russia is likely to provoke an angry response in Washington, and damage important bilateral links in the struggle against global terrorism.

It is common practise for US and Russian intelligence agencies to identify to each other their top officials in their respective embassies, but they are not identified publicly.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/1006...

and @ Zero Hedge: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-17/diplomatic-escalati...

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Carrier Pigeons Take Aerial Photos behind enemy lines, Feb 1932

Carrier Pigeons Take Aerial Photos With New Camera (Feb, 1932) IT IS no longer necessary to send planes over enemy lines to get photos of troop operations” carrier pigeons have now been pressed into service for this hazardous task.

This unusual feat is made possible by the development in Germany of a new diminutive aerial camera which is strapped to the pigeon’s breast, as illustrated in the accompanying photo. Two hundred views may be taken while in flight, the shots being made possible only after the bird has left the ground. Each bird also carries a message tube strapped to its leg.

The German government has opened a school to train carrier pigeons for service in aerial photography.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Little more of the hidden details


"Give a man a gun, and he could rob a bank. Give a man a bank, and he could rob the world."

Hair-raising moment in the lift of the man from British MI6

The disguise of the American spy caught in Moscow looks farcical, but that's why they usually work. [Theatre of the Ubsurd. Much better spy stuff on eBay! Much better props from Man From Uncle or Get Smaart.]

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul


I'd say they aren't to happy about us trying to recruit one of the FSB's men as an asset, and they are especially not happy that we tried to do it using diplomatic cover.

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

knowing what your government

knowing what your government is up to, is " a serious breach of intelligence protocol",

Its also safety over freedom