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12th Russian Spy? U.S. Detains Another Person In Russian Spy Probe

First Posted: 07/13/10 07:50 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:00 PM ET

Russian Spy Arrest
FILE - In this July 1, 2010 file artist's rendering accused spies for Russia, from left, Vicky Pelaez, Richard Murphy, Cynthia Murphy, and Juan Lazaro, listen during their bail hearing with judge Ronald Ellis, not depicted, in a Manhattan federal court. The FBI's capture of these alleged deep-cover Russian agents has, for a moment of nostalgia, taken Americans back to a day when the nation's enemy was sneaky but familiar, ensconced right there behind the red-brick Kremlin walls. (AP Photo/Elizab

Wall Street Journal:

Authorities are detaining a 12th, previously undisclosed person implicated in the federal probe that busted a Cold War-style Russian spy ring, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.

Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence investigators have been investigating the 23-year-old Russian man since last fall when his name surfaced in a decade-long espionage investigation, the official said.

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Filed by Adam J. Rose  |