Federal Security Service

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the internal counterintelligence agency of the Russian Federation and successor to the Soviet KGB

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Putin noted that yesterday he "instructed the director of the Federal Security Service to act within the law, only the law, while working with these terrorists, while detaining them.
Russia's Federal Security Service declared a $50m reward for information about those responsible for the plane crash.
Alexander Bortnikov, head of the FSB federal security service, declared that relatives of a woman who was killed while allegedly preparing a New Year's Eve suicide bombing in Moscow are suspected of providing assistance in the airport bombing.
The Federal Security Service was investigating the killing of Russian soldiers in Muslim-dominated Chechnya.
The Federal Security Service said that Ilya Zaslavsky was employed by TNK-BP, which is half owned by British Petroleum.
The Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor agency known under its Russian acronym FSB, said last night the two men, who have Russian-US dual citizenship, were detained on March 12 and released the same day on condition they remained in the country.
According to Litvinenko, as reported in the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita, on July 17, "Ayman al-Zawahiri trained at a Federal Security Service (FSB, former KGB) base in Dagestan in 1998.
A duty officer at the Federal Security Service said the unidentified man was stopped by Moscow police around 1am.
Since May 2000 the head of the Federal Security Service (FSB), which is the domestic successor to the KGB, Patrushev has worked closely with Putin and Ivanov for the secret service.
A spokesman for the Federal Security Service, Sergei Ignatchenko, said: 'According to preliminary information,at least one of the air crashes was the result of a terrorist act.
The Federal Security Service, the main successor to the Soviet-era KGB, confirmed reports on Russian news agencies that quoted agency spokesman Sergei Ignatchenko as saying that "preliminary analysis indicates it was hexogen".
The Federal Security Service confirmed reports that quoted agency spokesman Sergei Ignatchenko as saying that ``preliminary analysis indicates it was hexogen''.
President Vladimir Putin ordered an investigation by the nation's main intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service, and security was immediately tightened at all Russian airports.
The Russian Federal Security Service FSB has seized a shipment of books that allegedly reveal state secrets about the service.
A special team of the Federal Security Service (FSB) discover explosive devices late at night in the village of Tolstopaltsevo, 30 km south-west of Moscow.
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