RUSSIALINK: “Kremlin denies that man identified by U.S. media as spy and defector ever worked at Presidential Affairs Directorate” – Interfax

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MOSCOW. Sept 10 (Interfax) – Oleg Smolenkov, who some media have described as a former high-ranking Russian official who spied and ultimately defected for the United States, has never served at the Russian Presidential Affairs Directorate, Yelena Krylova, the directorate’s spokesperson, told Interfax. “Such a person hasn’t worked for us,” Krylova said when asked by Interfax to comment on the […]

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