Moscow police on March 5 arrested two Tajik State Security officers in the act of carrying a hefty eight kilograms of raw opium off the express train on arrival from Dushanbe. The Tajik officers are enrolled in courses at the Federal Security Service (FSB) Academy in Moscow. The FSB Academy has asked to participate in the criminal investigation launched against its postgraduate students. (NTV, March 5; Itar-Tass, March 6)
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