Putin warns of unnamed foreign efforts to destabilise Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his nation’s top counterintelligence agency on Wednesday to redouble its efforts to address what he described as Western attempts to destabilise Russia.

Speaking at a meeting of top officials of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the main KGB successor agency, Putin pointed at the “so-called policy of containment of Russia”, charging that it includes efforts to “derail our development, slow it down, create problems alongside our borders, provoke internal instability and undermine the values that unite the Russian society”.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin