- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 5, 2015

A Russian policeman was sentenced to 15 years in prison after the Moscow City Court found him guilty of spying for the U.S.

Roman Ushakov was charged with treason in 2013 after a Russian prosecutors found him collecting information on the nation’s Interior Ministry. He was also in possession of a rock-like cache with cash and a letter from the CIA, The Associated Press reported Thursday.

Interfax new agency quoted Prosecutor Viktor Antipov as saying Ushakov was caught red-handed with $37,000 supplied by the CIA, AP reported.

Mr. Antipov said the Russian policeman worked in Siberia before he was arrested. No further details were provided, AP reported.

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