The wife and Mr. Fuentes were informed to Leave but the security cameras caught you the incident. Two days later, he tried to Flying to Mexico but U.S. Customs and Border Protection stopped him and search his phone. the picture of Mr. Poteyev’s vehicle.

Fuentes was arrested and charged with a crime. provided details of the plan to American investigators. The American investigators. the The Russian official that he met worked for the F.S.B., Russia’s internal security service. However, covert overseas operations are generally run by the S.V.R. succeeded the K.G.B. the G.R.U., Russia’s military intelligence agency.

One of the According to former officials, Mr. Fuentes is unaware the target’s significance, was merely gathering information for the Russians to use later.

Mr. Fuentes’s lawyer, Ronald Gainor, declined to comment.

This plot and other Russian actions prompted a strong response by the United States. the U.S. government. The U.S. government. the The United States has imposed sanctions on Russia and expelled 10 diplomats. the Chief of Station the S.V.R. was born in S.V.R. in Washington still had two more years to go on his trip, said two former American officials. The throwing out the Chief of Station can be extremely disruptive to Intelligence operations and agency officials suspect that Russia What is most likely? to Seek revenge on American counterpart in Moscow had just a few weeks to go in This role is a good example. the According to officials,

“We cannot allow a foreign power to interfere in our democratic process with impunity,” President Biden said The following are some of the most effective ways to improve your own effectiveness. the White House in Announcing the penalties. He didn’t mention any penalties. the A plot against Mr. Fuentes.

It’s a sure thing Russia banished 10 American diplomats, including the C.I.A.’s chief of station in Moscow.

Adam Entous Contributed reporting