DGSE, DRM back in force in Kiev
The French external intelligence service closed its office in Kiev in 2013 but the DGSE and the DRM are now working all out to track the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. [...]
The DRM (Direction du Renseignement Militaire) has a role similar to the US Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), providing intelligence to the French armed forces. It reports to the chiefs of staff.
One of recently-appointed new French military intelligence chief General Pierre de Villiers' major tasks is to reform military intelligence within the armed forces, an area whose weaknesses came to light during France's Operations Serval and Harmattan in Mali and Libya. [...]