NYT: U.S. intelligence has ceased to receive information from confidential informants in Moscow
NEW YORK, August 25. /TASS/. Key confidential informants of the United States, working in Moscow, which Washington passed secret information about the actions and intentions of the Russian authorities, stopped in recently to get in touch with American intelligence. With such a statement issued on Friday, the newspaper The New York Times.
According to its sources, the informants of the United States, supposedly close to the Russian leadership, ceased to transmit the relevant information to the CIA and other resolvedall that left Washington in the dark about the intentions of Russia on the eve of the midterm elections in the U.S. Congress in November. According to the publication, earlier, these informants reported US data, including alleged RF interference in the American presidential election in 2016, which is repeatedly denied in Moscow.
Now these key U.S. informants “mostly lurking”, the newspaper said, adding that, according to us intelligence, this is due to “more aggressive counterintelligence”, which was hold in Moscow. According to the sources, Washington does not believe that informants were exposed or eliminated. According to raspadaemost USA, they have ceased to leave on communication, as I believe that in the current situation it can be dangerous, the newspaper said.