Russian government detains U.S. embassy employee, claiming he's CIA

The Russian security services say they havedetained a U.S. diplomat they claim is a CIA agent that they caught red-handed.The FSB accuses Ryan Fogle, a third secretary at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, oftrying to recruit a member of the Russian special services.

The FSB says Fogle was carrying special technicalequipment, disguises, written instructions and a large sum of money when he wasdetained overnight.

Noimmediate comment was available from the U.S. Embassy. Ambassador MichaelMcFaul, who was doing a question-and-answer session on Twitter when thedetention was announced, said he would not comment.