Circling the Lion's Den

Federal Technical and Export Controls Service

Chairman - Grigorov Sergey Ivanovich

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On 9 March 2004, the Federal Technical and Export Controls Service was established by presidential decree. The service, formerly the State Technical Commission, with its 20-year experience of protecting state secrets from foreign intelligence services, has been charged with implementing the functions of an Inter-Agency Commission for the Protection of State Secrets as required by the law On State Secrets. It was created as a permanent body responsible for the protection of state secret and official information, for preventing its loss through technical channels, and for counteracting foreign technical intelligence services on operatiions in Russia.


Ulitsa Staraya Basmannaya 17, 105175 Moscow, Russian Federation