Russian Intelligence Community

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The Intelligence Community in Russia (Спецслужбы России) is a complex series of intelligence agencies operating under the supervision of the National Security Council of Russia[citation needed] (Совет Безопасности Российской Федерации).

The governmental services responsible for gathering foreign intelligence are:

The intelligence system within Russia includes many security services:

Presidential, Governmental and Parliamentary supervision[edit]

Presidential Administration[edit]

Department of Legal Security Affairs under the State Law Directorate of the Presidential Administration is the presidential body responsible for oversight over all security and intelligence in Russia.

State Duma and Federation Council[edit]

Parliamentary supervision over the intelligence community in Russia is undertaken by the Federation Council's Committee for Security and Defense, and The Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption of the State Duma, which supervises the Intelligence and Security Forces.

Government's Administrative Department[edit]

Governmental supervision over the intelligence community is undertaken by the Administrative Department of the Government of Russia.

Heads of Department

See also[edit]

In other countries[edit]

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