(ANSA) – WASHINGTON, JUNE 30 – The US 007 intercepted electronic data on financial transfers from a bank account controlled by Russian military espionage to an account linked to the Taliban. The New York Times writes, arguing that it is one of the evidence supporting their conclusion that Moscow secretly offered rewards for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan. Analysts also estimated from other intelligence reports that the transfers were most likely part of the reward program described by some inmates in their interrogations.
Investigators also identified several Afghans in a network linked to the suspected Russian operation, including a man believed to have served as an intermediary to distribute some of the funds and is now believed to be in Russia.
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