Russia detains Georgian for "spying:" report
Russia has detained a Georgian intelligence agent involved in spying activities on Russian territory, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday citing a source with the Federal Security Service (FSB), Xinhua reported.
The FSB uncovered and foiled the activities of Mamuka Maisuradze, who was "illegally deployed in Russia in order to collect intelligence information and carry out other sabotage activity," the source was quoted as saying.
The FSB claimed Maisuradze is an officer of the Georgian Foreign Intelligence Service and arrived in Sochi, a Black Sea resort in southern Russia, in September 2007 as a Ukrainian citizen. He procured Ukrainian documents with the help of Georgian special services, the source said.