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Russia Detains Romanian Diplomat For Spying

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) today detained the first secretary of the Romanian Embassy's political department, Gabriel Grecu, on charges of spying.

The FSB said it caught Grecu "red-handed" trying to obtain secret military information from a Russian citizen.

The FSB has declared Grecu "persona non grata."

Russia's Interior Ministry has given Grecu 48 hours to leave Russian territory.

The Romanian Embassy in Moscow has not commented on the report.

compiled from agency reports