Monday, April 6, 2009

Pentagon troubled Russian film about espionage in the "Manas".

U.S. Department of Defense denied the contents of the documentary, which aired on Sunday, the channel "Russia". According to agency Reuters, the representative of the Pentagon called the absurdity information that the United States used its base in Kyrgyzstan for the interception of telecommunications in Central Asia, China and Siberia.
The first rebuttal to the American side were still on Friday, after the "Russia" have announced the forthcoming display the author of Arcadia Mamontova "Special Correspondent. Base. This movie is about an American military air base located at the airport, Manas, near Bishkek. This database is used by Americans for the movement of troops and cargo to Afghanistan. In February, President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev has ordered in the six months to close the American base, and then approved the decision of Parliament to break the agreement with U.S. allies, who also used the airport "Manas".
In Mamontova alleged that in one of the buildings located base "multichannel, multi-system radio-electronic surveillance." The site was allegedly installed without the knowledge of the Kyrgyz authorities and the United States has to a much more important than a military airfield. As stated in the announcement of the "base" at the channel "Russia", with the help of "Manas" in Kyrgyzstan, the Americans launched an extensive intelligence activities, organized the illegal traffic of labor and transit of drugs. "
The representative of the Pentagon, speaking on condition of anonymity, stressed that the film Mamontova went on the air shortly after the U.S. and Kyrgyz authorities to resume dialogue on the future of the base. " Reuters also notes that the film aired a few days after the first meeting of the Presidents of the United States and Russia - and Barack Obama, Dmitry Medvedev, and this may indicate that "the tension among the Russian elite." It should be noted that the film "The Base" - is not the first scandal exposing prepared Arkady Mamontovs. In 2006, the channel "Russia" aired his film "Spies" about a group of British spies working under the cover of the embassy in Moscow, but later withdrew the story of Mamontov CIA prison in Ukraine.

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