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2006-01-23 05:00:16

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's intelligence services accused British embassy officials on Monday of spying in Moscow after state television said the diplomats had used a transmitter in a fake rock to try to secure state secrets. "Yes. I can confirm that everything that was shown was true and based on our information," a spokesman for FSB state security service told Reuters. "The diplomats were shown to be involved in activities that were incompatible with their diplomatic status," he...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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