Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Russian Spy Boss Catches Cold,...Dies..

Russia's Director of Military Intelligence Dies Unexpectedly

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jan 4, 2016‎
MOSCOW—The director of Russia's military intelligence agency has died unexpectedly, according to a short statement released Monday on the Kremlin website, which didn't specify the cause of his death. Col. Gen. Igor Sergun had run the Main Intelligence ...

Russia's top military spook dies unexpectedly

CBS News - ‎Jan 4, 2016‎
The military intelligence service, widely known by the acronym GRU, is believed to be Russia's largest foreign intelligence operation. Ukraine has alleged that soldiers connected with the GRU have taken part in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where ...

Head of Russia's military intelligence dies

Military Times - ‎Jan 4, 2016‎
MOSCOW — Russia's Defense Ministry says the head of the military's main intelligence service, Col.-Gen. Igor Sergun, has died at age 58. A ministry statement said he died suddenly on Sunday, but gave no further information on the cause of death or ...

Suspicious deaths among high-ranking Russian military involved in Crimea, Ukraine

New Europe - ‎7 hours ago‎
The military intelligence service, widely known by the acronym GRU, is believed to be Russia's largest foreign intelligence operation. The GRU came into existence in 1918, and unlike the KGB secret police during the Soviet-era, did not dissolve or ...

Russian GRU military spy chief Igor Sergun dies

BBC News - ‎Jan 4, 2016‎
The head of Russia's secretive GRU military intelligence service, Gen Igor Sergun, has died suddenly aged 58. Expressing condolences, President Vladimir Putin called him "an experienced and competent commander, a man of great courage, a true patriot".