Russia's secret service, the Federalnaya Sluzhba Bezopasnosti

Published: Wednesday, 11/22/2006 12:00 am EST

"In other countries that were once part of the former Soviet bloc, having served in the communist-era security services might be seen as a bad thing. Not in Russia." ­РJames Rogers, BBC News, Moscow

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings