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Russian assassination unit linked to U.S. officials' "Havana syndrome"

Posted on AllSides April 1st, 2024
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CBS News/"60 Minutes"

A joint media investigation into "Havana syndrome," a mysterious health condition that's affected U.S. diplomats and government officials, has found evidence that a Russian military assassination unit may be responsible.

Why it matters: "60 Minutes" noted that the findings from its five-year probe with The Insider and Der Spiegel that Russia's GRU Unit 29155 may be behind the neurological symptoms marked the first evidence linking a foreign adversary to the cases.

U.S. intelligence agencies have said it's unlikely a foreign adversary is responsible for the phenomenon.

The big picture: Symptoms of "Havana syndrome," which U.S. officials...

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