Source Pravda.Ru

Security chief: Russia has prevented U.S., other foreign spy activity under cover of NGOs

Russia's security chief said Thursday that his agency has prevented U.S., British, Kuwaiti and Saudi spy activity that was being conducted under the cover of non-governmental organizations.

The head of the Federal Security Service, Nikolai Patrushev, also suggested that foreign governments are using NGOs to fund and support changes of power in former Soviet republics.

Associated Press

On the photo: Nikolai Patrushev