Bernard Bajolet

The return of the Cold War between French and Russian secret services

France— Investigation

Russian spies in France are trying to recruit business people, diplomats and military personnel, using resources and methods similar to those used at the height of the Cold War. French counter-intelligence officials are meanwhile working hard to unmask the Russian agents. Though Russia and France are co-operating over antiterrorism issues, their respective intelligence agents are engaged in a parallel, largely hidden struggle, with French soil as the battleground. Matthieu Suc and Jacques Massey report.

Paris attacks mastermind 'still at large' says intelligence chief

France— Link

Top spy's testimony to MPs emerged Wednesday when, in a separate move, gendarmerie commandos slammed their boss for inaction during November 13 massacre.