(NEWSER– Russian authorities say they uncovered and briefly detained an American CIA agent last night, keeping him in custody overnight before releasing him, the BBCreports. The man was identified as Ryan Fogle, the third secretary for the Political Section at the US embassy in Moscow. Authorities say they caught Fogle trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer—he was detained bearing large amounts of money, written instructions for the prospective agent, "special technical equipment," and a "means for altering appearance," the FSB said.

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