Russian worker passed on defence secrets
A RUSSIAN defence company worker has been jailed for eight years after being found guilty of passing missile secrets to foreign intelligence. Alexander Gniteyev was also fined 100,000 roubles (£2,000) by a court in the city ofyekaterinburg. The Russian Federal Security Service, the top KGB successor agency, said he had given missile secrets to foreign intelligence, but would not say what country he was spying for. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said ontwitter that Russia should toughen its punishment for espionage.