Russia Federal Security Service 2015

e speculated that Davydova’s arrest had stemmed from “an excess of execution,” in which mid-level F.S.B. officials had decided to seize on the official mood with too much enthusiasm. “I can suppose there will be a huge showdown inside headquarters,” he said, adding that he nevertheless expected the F.S.B. to “protect its own snout, rallying to defend its esprit de corps.”

via Why Was a Mother of Seven Arrested in Russia for Treason? – The New Yorker.



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