Diplomacy Disrupted? 10 Alleged Russian Intel Officers Arrested

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Just when Russia and the United States seemed to be patching up their relations over burgers and fries, unity may have taken a turn for the worse.

The AP reports that ten Russian intelligence officers have been arrested for allegedly spying on U.S. soil. Each was charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government.

Under U.S. federal law, individuals cannot legally act as agents of other countries without informing the U.S. attorney general. The news comes less than a week after Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. President Barack Obama conducted bilateral meetings at the White House — and Ray’s Hell Burger.