fsb fsb

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the internal counterintelligence agency of the Russian Federation and successor to the Soviet KGB; formerly led by Vladimir Putin
  2. (n) a federally chartered savings bank

Usage(s):

  • They hit the headquarters of the fsb and Interior Ministry, several large police stations, and a prison.

News

  • Russia arrests suspect in foiled terror attacks

    MOSCOW — Russia's counter-terrorism agency says special forces arrested a man Thursday who is accused of planning a terrorist attack on Moscow that the agency foiled last month. The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement that troops from the Federal Security Service, or FSB, arrested Yulai Davletbayev in suburban Moscow Thursday morning. Russian TV showed images of special forces ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "In our country the secret services work to keep a ruling clan in power," Litvinenko says in the film. "The FSB is the weapon of a caste."
    on May 26, 2007 By: Alexander Litvinenko Source: The Australian

  2. "The KGB has come to power under the name of the FSB," Bukovsky said, referring to the Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor agency.
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Vladimir Bukovsky Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We continue to deny our involvement in the incident which happened to the former employee of the FSB Alexander Litvinenko," Sergei Ivanov, a spokesman for Russia's foreign intelligence service, told Reuters.
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Sergei Ivanov Source: Reuters.uk

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