The Cold War May Be Over, but Spying Mostly the Same

The KGB may have a different set of initials, but spies are up to the same tricks.
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We're gonna dig down now how Russian spies and how Russian spies on the US is presently denied those unconfirmed claims that they caught him on Cameron compromising situations. But as achieving this of course not a Brian Ross reports that is standard operating procedure for the KGB Bryant's back with a closer look Brian. Hey good morning George the Cold War may be over in the KGB may have a different set of initials but it's increasingly clear from the new allegations out of Russia. That the world's second oldest profession espionage is alive and well in Moscow supplies up to the road treks. Including the use of members from an even older professor. This is the kind of video every American diplomat and business person is warned about when traveling to Russia. A US embassy employee secretly filmed allegedly with a prostitute in a Moscow hotel complete with a background music. US officials say a Russian spy agency posted this video online after the diplomat refused to work as a double agent. The Cold War ended. But the Russian intelligence operations in hotels. In Moscow targeted against Americans has never stopped. Which is why US officials felt they could not simply dismiss the unsubstantiated. Allegations that the Russians had targeted Donald Trump. He traveled the Moscow in 2013. For the miss universe contest. Trump claimed Wednesday he was too Smart to fall for any such a Russian trap. In those rooms you have cameras in the strangest places cameras that are so small with modern technology. You can't see them and you won't know. You better be careful. Or you'll be watching yourself. Or nightly television. US officials say the Russian spy agencies are increasingly aggressive. And don't seem to care who knows the hacked emails from the Democratic Party where quickly linked to the Russians. US officials say the Russian three years ago bugged the phone. Of a US assistant secretary of state Victoria Nolan and then posted her conversations online including up pro famed reference to the European Union. That would be great acting out blew this thing and at the UN help glue it and you know. The EU. And the espionage efforts continue apace outside of Russia. British officials have linked the murder of Putin rivals in London to Russian intelligence officers. And experts say spots like the ones depicted. In the FX network program the Americans are still prevalent super super spies living next door they look like us to speak veterans we do. A suburban couple in the 1980s. Leading a double life. Planted by and reporting back to Moscow we won't let me. The modern day version involved Russian spies some of whom have been kicked out of the country after being discovered and Boston Washington and New York. Most memorably the glamorous young Russian woman Anna Chapman now back in Russia as a hero. They could be anybody they can be your neighbor they could be anybody else but if you look at them you look at the background. And there's no indication that that individual is connected with was example the Russian government. Experts say such undercover operations are a technique favored by a former KGB colonel who's now the Russian president. Vladimir Putin. And of course it was President Putin who the US says was behind the hacking of the Democratic Party. All designed to help elect Donald Trump for a course they make no judgment on this targeting still unsubstantiated but they're very active. In any case the Abrams.

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