Thursday, May 12, 2005

According to, Nikolai Patrushev, head of the FSB (Russia's Federal Security Service), said this at the Russian Parliament today:

Foreign intelligence services are becoming more and more active in using non-traditional methods in their work - they are using educational programs of various NGOs to promote their interests, and they gather information this way in the former Soviet Union.

Patrushev also said that the FSB had info on one Western NGO that forwarded $5 million to Belarus to fund a velvet revolution there.

I wonder if those FSB folks can somehow link last year's Orange Revolution in Ukraine to the fact that in 1994, using the money from one of those evil educational NGOs, I took a modern dance class taught by the wonderful Claudia Gitelman at Rutgers University - and really, really loved it...

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