Active Measures

Активные Мероприятия | Aktivnyye Meropriyatiya: Agent-operational measures aimed at exerting useful influence on aspects of the political life of a target country which are of interest, its foreign policy, the solution of international problems, misleading the adversary, undermining and weakening his positions, the disruption of his hostile plans, and the achievement of other aims. (Mitrokhin, Vasili (2013-01-11). KGB Lexicon: The Soviet Intelligence Officers Handbook (p. 13). Taylor and Francis. Kindle Edition.)

Return to Sender

Published: 2018 November 25

In 2016 the US Drug Enforcement Administration arrested two Russians in Hungary involved in weapons and cocaine trafficking. The two, Vladimir Lyubishin Sr. and Jr., were promptly released on bail, and more recently were allowed to return to Russia rather than being extradited to the USA. The story is reported in detail here: Lord of War in Budapest: The DEA busted two Russian arms dealers and Hungary extradited them to Moscow. Below are the now-unsealed Complaint and Indictment.