According to current and former US intelligence officials, Russian spies are increasing their efforts to collect information in the United States, CNN informs. They note an increased dynamics after the presidential election.

According to Steve Hall, who previously run and managed the CIA special operations, Russians are looking for further information on the Trump administration, which is new and still unpredictable for Moscow.


Reportedly, Russians have almost 150 spies in the United States. According to CNN sources, the Russians are expanding their numbers after 35 Russian diplomats suspected of espionage were exiled of the state in December.

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