Espionage scandals show Russian army’s growing clout

FILE PHOTO: GRU, Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate logo is reflected in an eye in this picture illustration taken October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illutration

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s military spies are being mocked abroad as bunglers but the army’s influence over Kremlin foreign policy is growing and there is little likelihood it will halt its “black operations”. The GRU military intelligence agency is blamed by the West for several botched attacks this year, including attempting to kill former spy […]

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