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A Beluga whale wearing a Go Pro harness is seen in Norwegian waters, April 26, 2019.

A whale in Norway accused of being a Russian military asset is so friendly that it comes when called and plays fetch with plastic rings

The whale was found by fishermen in Norway with a harness that said "Equipment St. Petersburg." Some think it came from a Russian military facility.
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

National-security experts say a US Marine veteran detained in Russia doesn’t fit the profile of a spy, but he could be a bargaining chip for a p...

Paul Whelan's profile doesn't fit that of a spy. But it does fit that of someone President Trump would want to bring home as part of a prisoner swap.
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Paul Whelan, the US Marine veteran detained in Russia, has been charged with espionage, state media reports

Whelan was arrested in Moscow on Friday. Russia's Federal Security Service said he was on a "spy mission" but didn't provide details.

Trump continues to take calls from his iPhone even after American spy agencies have determined that China and Russia are listening

Despite being warned that his cell phone calls are not secure, President Trump refuses to stop making calls from his iPhone according to a New York Times report. The report claims that American spy agencies have said that China and Russia are indeed listening in on the president's cell phone calls
"The ball's in your court."

Putin’s soccer ball gift to Trump may be bugged, or worse — and the US may never know

Russia's spycraft and ingenuity is first class, and history is replete with its triumphs in stealing US secrets via bugs.
A man with a NRA cap holds his gun while people with their AR-15-style rifles pray during a blessing ceremony at the Sanctuary Church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania on February 28, 2018.

An NRA-linked Russian national was arrested and charged with spying

Maria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist with deep ties to the National Rifle Association, was arrested on espionage charges this weekend. Butina is accused of working as a Russian agent at the direction of a high ranking Russian government official believed to be Alexander Torshin.
If the Pentagon won't use it, will you?

The FBI calls Chinese spies in the US a ‘whole of society threat’ — here’s how to protect yourself

China is a wide and diverse nation, but its leadership, the Chinese Communist Party, takes steps to secure its interests that may shock those from open societies in the West.

China wants to catch foreign spies with an English spy catcher site

Tipsters will be rewarded. Beijing rarely translates its reporting sites into English, indicating the Communist Party's desire to target the Chinese diaspora.
FBI director Chris Wray.

FBI director calls China out on one of the biggest threats to the US

Chris Wray said the US significantly underestimated the threat of China's economic espionage.
Jared Kushner.

Jared Kushner reportedly was warned that his close friend Wendi Deng Murdoch may be a Chinese spy

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, and Wendi Deng Murdoch have been friends for years and regularly appear in one another's social-media posts.