moscow - In Russia, an attack was thwarted by information from the American secret service CIA. Russian President Vladimir Putin called his American colleague Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for this. The US had provided the Kremlin with information about a group that was preparing a terrorist act in St. Petersburg.
According to news agency Interfax, the Kazanski Cathedral in the second city of Russia was the target of attackers. The CIA got off the air and informed the Russian intelligence services. They could quickly arrest the suspects.
Putin promised Trump that the Russians will also call immediately when information emerges about possible terrorist acts in the US.