Russia`s secret service to keep tabs on social media

The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia will keep tabs on social media users under a new law that allows the secret service agency to access users’ personal information, media reports said Saturday.

Russia plans student web surveillance in new anti-terror law

Russia`s education ministry has proposed a new anti-terrorism law calling for continuous monitoring of Internet use in schools and universities, a measure which critics say is aimed stamping out dissent.

Russia lifts ban on protests during Sochi Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin lifted a ban on demonstrations at the Sochi Olympics Games, allocating a special area for mass public events, the Kremlin said Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Putin scraps blanket ban on protests at Sochi Games

Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday reversed a blanket ban on protests at the Sochi Winter Olympics, bowing to pressure from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Russia`s FSB: Another alleged US spy expelled

Russian state television has aired footage provided by Russia`s security services claiming that another alleged American spy was expelled earlier this year.

Global N-terrorism drill begins in Moscow

Exercises in countering nuclear terrorism started here in the Russian capital Thursday that involved 58 countries as well as international observers, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said.

Israeli `spy` sought info on Russia-Arab arms trade: FSB

Russia said that Soviet-born Colonel Vadim Leiderman was "caught red-handed".

Twin Moscow blasts target security service

The bombs went off outside a building housing FSB employees, their families.

FSB officer killed in blast in Russia`s Daghestan region

A senior officer of Russia`s elite
security service FSB was killed on Thursday in a blast that targeted
his official vehicle in the restive Caucasus republic of

Russia signs law to expand KGB-style power

Rights groups say the bill would essentially put KGB successor above the law.