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POLICE: Russia’s ‘Alpha Group’ Changes With the Times

A former KGB elite anti-terrorist unit has played a critical role in the major turning points of recent Russian history. The once highly secretive group has achieved celebrity status, and its veterans are making powerful alliances in business and politicsby VLADIMIR ZHDANOV and JAMES HUGHES THREE-QUARTERS OF A CENTURY AFTER Vladimir Lenin created his first […]