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Britain Used A Fake Rock To Spy On Russians

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 19, 2012

A former UK government official has admitted Britain was behind a plot to spy on Russians with a device hidden in a fake rock, it emerged today.

Russia made the allegations in January 2006, but they were not publicly accepted by the UK before now.

Jonathan Powell, then prime minister Tony Blair’s chief of staff, told a BBC documentary: “The spy rock was embarrassing.

“They had us bang to rights. Clearly they had known about it for some time and had been saving it up for a political purpose.”

Six years ago, Russian state television broadcast a film claiming British agents had hidden a sophisticated transmitter inside a fake rock which was left on a Moscow street.

Embassy officials then allegedly downloaded classified data from the transmitter using palm-top computers.

The Russian security service, the FSB, linked the rock with claims that British security services were making covert payments to pro-democracy and human rights groups. Read the rest of this entry »

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Man Arrested After Claims Spurs Spied On Olympic Officials

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 8, 2011

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of fraud after allegations that Tottenham Hotspur FC spied on Olympics officials during its stadium bid.

News of the arrest came as Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) chairwoman Baroness Ford claimed the north London football club had all 14 members of her board monitored by private investigators.

The suspect was being questioned as officers conducted a string of searches in Sussex, Sutton, south west London, and Westminster.

Spurs denied putting officials under surveillance.

Detectives, who have been investigating the claims since August 2011 “following allegations by West Ham and the Olympic Park Legacy Company in respect of the unlawful obtaining of information”, said the suspect was arrested at an address in Sussex.

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Russia Spy Swap: U.S. And Russian Officials Approach Cold War Remix

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 8, 2010


Which country will be benefited more with this program – USA or Russia?
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