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Fri Nov 10, 2017, 05:56 PM

Firm founded by KGB spy to guard US Moscow embassy

Source: BBC

The US State Department has employed a private firm set up by a veteran Soviet-era spy to provide security for its Moscow embassy and diplomatic missions in Russia.

The move comes after Moscow ordered the US to more than halve its staff in Russia earlier this year.

The US has now signed a contract with Elite Security Holdings, founded by the ex-KGB General Viktor Budanov.

General Budanov was a close friend of British spy and defector Kim Philby.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41947030

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sl8 Nov 10 OP
Achilleaze Nov 10 #1
BumRushDaShow Nov 10 #2
former9thward Nov 10 #3
SergeStorms Nov 11 #4
Marcuse Nov 11 #5
SergeStorms Nov 11 #6
former9thward Nov 11 #7

Response to sl8 (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 06:06 PM

1. republicans selling out America to the evil empire* russians

sickening


* per ronald freaking reagan

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Fri Nov 10, 2017, 07:22 PM

3. They guard outside the embassy grounds.

They are not inside the embassy. The embassy itself is guarded by U.S. Marines and other U.S. personnel. The link says the State Department approached U.S. firms but none wanted the work.

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Response to former9thward (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 01:20 AM

4. That won't matter....

the Russians will have that place singing like a Trump "coffee boy" in no time. There won't be one state secret they won't have access to.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 03:39 AM

5. The Russians have the Kushner back channel.

They donít need to bug the embassy.

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 03:51 AM

6. Not to mention...

Rohrabacher. He's the eyes and ears of Russian secret intelligence in Congress.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 11, 2017, 09:49 AM

7. How?

It won't be because of these guards.

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