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Before he became the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin was a KGB spy — take a look at his early career
Vladimir Putin worked as a KGB officer in East Germany long before becoming the president of Russia. While Putin was on assignment abroad, the USSR fell.
South Korea’s World Cup team tried to confuse Sweden’s spies by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn’t tell them apart
South Korea's World Cup team responded to a spy for Sweden's team by swapping their jerseys so it would be harder to tell them apart. Sweden apologized for the incident, but South Korea said it was "perfectly natural" for teams to gather information on one another.
As the June 12 meeting in Singapore draws near, US intelligence officials are reportedly expecting China — which is believed to have conducted intelligence operations in the country — to keep close tabs on their affairs.
The FBI arrested a former defense intelligence officer with top secret clearance on suspicion of spying for China
Ron Rockwell Hansen, a former US Defense Intelligence Agency officer with top secret clearance, was arrested by the FBI. Hansen allegedly received hundreds of thousands of dollars while acting as an undisclosed agent of China.
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.
The very purpose of the Chinese tech company ZTE is to spy on other countries, a competitor alleges in new court documents
ZTE was reportedly founded by China's Ministry of Aerospace in order to spy overseas, a competitor has alleged in court documents. Officials in Liberia also reportedly testified that they received "brown paper bags" filled with cash as bribes to act against the interest of ZTE's competitor.
Australia’s intelligence chief warns of ‘unprecedented’ foreign interference with more spies now than during the Cold War
Amid China-Australia tensions, the director-general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) warned that foreign interference is occurring on an "unprecedented scale." Duncan Lewis also said there are now more foreign agents than during the Cold War.
There's a wild conspiracy theory that first lady Melania Trump is a Russian spy. The only "evidence" internet commenters seem to have is that she speaks six languages and met Russian Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit last year.
Trump aides reportedly hired an Israeli intelligence agency to dig up dirt on Obama’s Iran deal team
The firm aides contacted was reportedly Black Cube, the same organization Harvey Weinstein used to discredit his accusers. The president's team is said to have contacted the firm days after Trump visited Israel last May in order to "discredit those who were pivotal" in the deal.
In exchange for cash, the man is suspected of collecting information on Tibetans' addresses, family members, trips and meetings.