Agentura. Ru has been reported and featured in the New York Times, the Moscow Times, the Washington Post, Online Journalism Review, Le Monde, The Christian Science Monitor, CNN, Federation of American Scientists, BBC, as well in websites of The Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, Center for Defence Information, The Library of Congress, Cambridge Security Programme. Agentura. Ru is quoted by The New York Times as "A Web Site That Came in From the Cold to Unveil Russian Secrets".
"While some Russian newspapers like the Moscow-based twice-weekly Novaya Gazeta have developed a strong tradition of exposing government abuses and continue to do so, others have been dissuaded after seeing colleagues murdered, beaten, prosecuted, and fined. Journalists who have opted for publishing on the Internet-like Andrei Soldatov, who runs the Web site Agentura.ru and specializes in writing about Russia's powerful security services-have been detained and questioned by security forces angered by articles about their activities".
In September 2005 Agentura. Ru Studies and Research Centre / ASRC /, research department of Agentura. Ru project, has published the research paper “Terrorism prevention in Russia: one year after Beslan” (English). Short version of it has been republished in RUSI/Jane's Homeland Security and Resilience Monitor. On June 2006 Agentura. Ru Studies and Research Centre prepared the report "Al Qaeda. The role in the North Caucasus" First published in Novaya Gazeta.
" Agentura.ru has developed into an information and analytical hub, updated on a daily basis and covering developments related to security services in Russia and the former Soviet Union and terrorist groups worldwide. It also publishes articles on the history and practices of foreign security agencies and issues like media and legislative oversight of security services".
Kremlin official issues death threat in Russian spy scandal. Is the KGB coming back?(Committee for State Security)(World)
Nov 12, 2010; Byline: Fred Weir In a bizarre post-script to the Russian spy scandal that resulted in the humiliating return of 10 alleged spies...