Putin's financial super-investigator
A former FSB officer is in charge of financial investigations into Russia's oligarchs at the Moscow prosecutor's office. [...]
The successor to Russia’s KGB after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Russian intelligence service FSB has a field of action goes way beyond counterintelligence and includes repression of political opposition, monitoring and control of the media. It may soon be integrated into a new Russian ministry of security.
King Abdullah appointed Bandar bin Sultan as the new head of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), the Saudi external intelligence service, on July 19, with a view to expanding the kingdom's covert operations in the region. The two objectives he [...]