Putin: the exploration of a number of States are increasing in Russia


MOSCOW, December 19. Exploration of a number of States are increasing in Russia, the secret services of the Russian Federation in 2015 have identified more than 320 of their employees and agents, said Vladimir Putin.

“Great responsibility lies with the counterspies. This year they have identified more than 320 employees and agents of special services of foreign States and their accomplices”, – said on Saturday the President of Russia in the State Kremlin Palace at a gala evening dedicated to the Day of worker of security agencies of the Russian Federation.

“We see that intelligence of a number of countries are increasing, as we say, work on Russia”, – said the head of state.

Putin expressed confidence that Russian security agencies “are ready to meet this challenge in an adequate response”.

“We also count on your effective action in such areas as the protection of the state border, fight against corruption, crimes in the economic sphere”, – said the head of state.

Putin noted that the state security and military command “to coordinate their work in order to increase the capabilities of our Armed forces.”