Izvestia says Soviet man charged as a spy for US

Soviet counterespionage agents have arrested a Russian and accused him of spying for the Central Intelligence Agency, the government newspaper Izvestia reports.

The KGB reportedly seized from E.A. Kapustin, a Moscow factory worker, espionage plans, ciphers, and instructions for maintaining undercover contacts and other documentation of CIA spying activities based at the US Embassy here.

An embassy spokesman said there would be no comment on the report. Last year , during the freeze in Soviet-American relations over Afghanistan, the Soviets alleged that the US Embassy in Moscow was engaged in widespread espionage.

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