Russians Deny Helping Iraq With War Intelligence

POSTED: 3:30 pm EST March 24, 2006
UPDATED: 8:22 am EST March 25, 2006

WASHINGTON -- Russia denied Friday that its Foreign Intelligence Service provided information on U.S. troop movements and plans to attack Baghdad during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

A Foreign Intelligence Service spokesman called the allegations false and added that "similar, baseless accusations concerning Russia's intelligence have been made more than once." A duty officer in his department said the service doesn't believe it's "necessary to comment on such fabrications."


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