The GRU’s Moscow headquarters. Its chief, Igor Korobov, has died. Photo: AFP

Igor Korobov, head of Russia’s GRU spy agency, dies after a ‘long illness’

  • In recent years the GRU has gained notoriety over links to some of Russia’s most contentious actions abroad
  • The GRU is one of Moscow’s three spy agencies along with the FSB security service and the SVR foreign intelligence agency
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The GRU’s Moscow headquarters. Its chief, Igor Korobov, has died. Photo: AFP
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